Pagets disease


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Pag′et's disease`

(ˈpædʒ ɪts)

n.
1. a disease characterized by episodic accelerated bone resorption and growth of abnormal replacement bone.
2. an inflammatory condition of the nipple associated with breast cancer.
[1875–80; after James Paget (1814–99), English surgeon]
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National Institute on Aging (NIA), "NIHSeniorHealth Adds Information on Pagets Disease of Bone", Friday, September 8, 2006
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Clinical manifestations of Pagets disease range from no symptoms to severe morbidity due to bone pain, bone deformity, pathological fractures, and neurological and other complications.