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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Osteitis deformans, also known as Paget's disease, is characterized by accelerated osteoclastic activity followed by ineffective osteoblastic activity resulting in a deformed and fragile bone.
Cardiac output in osteitis deformans. Clin Sci 1953; 12(3):271-275.
BPs are commonly used to treat certain resorptive bone diseases such as osteoporosis, osteitis deformans and hypercalcemia associated with certain malignancies such as multiple myeloma and bone metastasis from the breast or prostate.