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Paget Disease MedPix Topic 3596

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Description: Contributor: James H. Chang Paget Disease of Bone Factoid 3596 - Created: 2002-01-29 22:10:01-05 - Modified: 2002-04-17 09:18:33-04 ACR Codes: 4.7 Paget disease (osteitis deformans) is a condition of unknown cause affecting approximately 3 per cent of the population over age 40 years. Paget disease appears to be particularly common in Australia, Great Britain and certain areas of Europe.The disease is characterized excessive and abnormal remodeling of bone. The process of osseous resorption produces a diagnostic radiographic appearance of coarsened trabeculae.

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