volume 1, issue 6168, P931-931 1979
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.1.6168.931
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Abstract: Skeletal changes in Paget's disease of bone sometimes have an unusual distribution for which the cause is obscure. Observation during a recent study suggested that in some cases mechanical factors are important.' I report the case of a champion billiards player who developed Paget's disease at sites that clearly corresponded to lines of pressure created by aligning his cue. Case reportA 45-year-old labourer had played billiards for several hours most days since the age of 14. At age 23 he was found to have an…

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