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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 80-82

Recurrent transient ischemic attacks due to vascular steal syndrome secondary to the Paget's disease of bone: A rare presentation


1 Department of General Medicine, Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Kirumampakkam, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Radiology, Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Kirumampakkam, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Anand Pai
Department of General Medicine, Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Kirumampakkam, Puducherry
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0331-3131.133102

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Paget's disease of bone (osteitis deformans) is a condition of unknown etiology, characterized by rapid bone remodeling and formation of new bone that is structurally abnormal. A wide range of clinical manifestations are reported among patients with Paget's disease including bone pain, fractures, secondary osteoarthritis, hearing loss, and syndrome of neurological compression secondary to vascular steal phenomenon. Here we report a rare case of recurrent transient ischemic attacks due to vascular steal syndrome secondary to Paget's disease of bone.


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