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Paget's Disease

Paget's Disease

Paget's disease is a general skeletal disease of the elderly characterized by chronic inflammation of bones. It results in the thickening and softening of bones and the bowing of long bones.

Another form of Paget's disease is a cancerous affliction of the breasts in middle aged women.


References
Thomas, C.L. 1985. Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Co. Pub., Philadelphia. 2170.