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picture frame appearanceA descriptor for vertebral involvement by Paget's disease of bone–an isolated vertebral body is enlarged, centrally osteoporotic, and surrounded by a rim of osteosclerotic cortex, which involves the anterior and posterior margins, and vertebral end-plates; despite ↑ radiologic density, bone is fracture-prone
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