osteitis deformans

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osteitis deformans

(dɪˈfɔːmənz)
n
(Pathology) another name for Paget's disease1
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Noun1.osteitis deformans - a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities
osteitis - inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration
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The study population consisted of 10 human volunteers with different disease activities, including 4 healthy individuals, 2 newly diagnosed patients with Paget disease of bone, and 4 Pagetic patients receiving treatment with bisphosphonate.
Other uses include the treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis and Paget disease of bone in both sexes.
For example, in Paget disease of bone, measurement of alkaline phosphatase activity (in most cases serum TAP rather than BAP, because of markedly lower costs and faster turnaround time) is the most practical marker in the evaluation of disease activity and therapeutic response to antiresorptive agents (34).