A disease characterized by accelerated bone turnover, resulting in the involved bone becoming enlarged but weak and fragile. The bone also feels warmer to touch due to increased blood supply. Also called osteitis deformans.

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Paget's Disease Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Paget''s disease affects each person differently. Most people with Paget''s disease have no symptoms. The most common symptom is pain in the areas of your body affected by Paget''s. Affected areas may...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Scientists haven''t identified a cause of Paget''s disease, though they have discovered several genes that appear to be linked to the disorder. Some scientists believe Paget''s is related to a viral i...
Source: MayoClinic

Paget's Disease Treatment

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Self-care
... Take the following steps to reduce your risk of complications from Paget''s disease: Prevent falls. Paget''s disease puts you at high risk of bone fractures. Ask your doctor for advice on preventing f...
Source: MayoClinic

What You Need To Know About Calcitonin Injections
... What is calcitonin? Calcitonin is a natural hormone produced by cells in the thyroid gland. Calcitonin controls the level of calcium in the blood and assists the body in absorbing calcium into bones. ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Paget's Disease Support

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Coping skills
... Living with a chronic condition such as Paget''s disease, even if you don''t have symptoms, can be stressful. Focus on what you can do to reduce your risk of complications, such as exercising regularl...
Source: MayoClinic

Paget's Disease Other

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Paget’s Disease
... Paget''s disease is a chronic disorder characterized by a breakdown and regrowth of the bone’s tissue that typically results in enlarged and deformed bones. These enlarged bones tend to be heavy with ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... Paget''s disease of bone is a condition that affects the process by which your body produces new material to keep your bones strong and healthy. The disease is named after a mid-19th-century English s...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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