Neurologic Recovery of Paraplegia Following Use of Salmon Calcitonin in a Patient With Paget's Disease of Spine

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Abstract

A case report of spastic paraparesis due to Paget's disease of the dorsal spine is presented. The patient became almost completely paralyzed in the lower limbs in spite of a decompressive laminectomy. He was treated with salmon calcitonin with very rapid neurologic recovery. The limits of the regimen and possible complications are discussed.

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