Pagetís disease of bone, named
after Sir James Paget, who first described it. Paget's is a chronic disorder
indicated by severe bone degeneration and the creation of new bone that is
deficient in calcium and therefore much more fragile than normal bone. The
result is enlarged and deformed bones in one or more sections of the skeleton,
bone degeneration, bone pain, arthritis, noticeable deformities, and an
increased susceptibility to fractures. Pagetís disease most often affects the
bones of the pelvis, the spine, the thighs, the skull, the hips, the shins, and
the upper arms. It affects over 3% of Americans over the age of 40 and about 10%
of those over 80 years old, although in rare instances it has been reported in
young adults. It affects men and women equally. In the early stages, the disease
normally causes no symptoms, although there may be mild pain in the affected
bones. As it progresses, bone pain tends to become more severe and persistent,
especially at night, and to worsen with exertion. Pagetís disease can also
lead to neck and/or back pain; pain and/or stiffness in affected joints; warming
of the skin over the area of the affected bones; unexplained bone fractures;
hearing loss; headaches; dizziness; ringing in the ears; and impaired mobility.
If the pelvis or a thighbone is involved, there may be hip pain. The disease
follows a pattern of alternating remissions and flare-ups. Over time, the
flare-ups gradually become worse. Sometimes joints adjacent to the affected bone
become involved, and osteoarthritis may
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