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Paget Disease (cont.)

Prevention

No measures are currently known to prevent Paget's disease.

Prognosis

For most people, medical treatment of Paget's disease can effectively control symptoms, and patients can remain pain free. A small portion of patients can develop more severe symptoms as stated above, including deafness, congestive heart failure, fractures, arthritis, and development of bone tumors (sarcomas). These complications are rare. Most patients remain symptom free and pain free.

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Paget's disease (Paget disease), characterized by excessive and abnormal remodeling of bone, is a common disorder in middle-aged and elderly patients.

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