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Paget's Disease

Also called: Osteitis Deformans, Pagets

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Paget's disease is named after the English surgeon Sir James Paget, who described the condition in 1877. Paget also discovered the worm that causes...
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The outlook is generally good, particularly if treatment is given before major changes in the affected bones have occurred. Paget's disease occurs...
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Paget's disease is diagnosed based on the X-ray appearance. Paget's disease might also be detected with other imaging tests, such as a bone scan, MRI...
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Paget's disease commonly causes no symptoms and is often incidentally noted when X-ray tests are obtained for other reasons. However, Paget's disease...
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Paget's disease is a chronic condition of bone characterized by disorder of the normal bone remodeling process. Normal bone has a balance of forces...
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The treatment of Paget's disease is directed toward controlling the disease activity and managing its complications. When Paget's disease causes no...
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It is not known what causes Paget's disease. Recently, certain genes have been associated with Paget's disease, including the Sequestrosome 1 gene on...
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Paget's disease of the vulva is a condition in which cancerous cells are present in the skin of the vulva.
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We don't know what causes Paget's disease. But genetic factors and viruses may play a role.Genetics. If your parents, brothers, or sisters have...
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Self-care-such as learning about the disease, avoiding undue stress on your bones, and getting regular exercise-may help you if you have Paget's...
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Doctors can use several types of medicine to treat Paget's disease. Although it is not possible to cure Paget's disease with them, they can make the...
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Paget's disease cannot be prevented. But you may prevent complications of Paget's disease, such as osteoarthritis, by taking medicine, staying at a...
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Joint replacements are the most common surgeries doctors use to treat joint complications from Paget's disease such as osteoarthritis of the hip or...
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Paget's disease is a long-lasting (chronic) condition that causes abnormal bone growth. Bone is constantly being replaced as bone tissue is broken...
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In healthy people, bone is constantly being replaced as bone tissue is broken down and absorbed into the body, then rebuilt with new cells. In the...
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