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Paget Disease (cont.)

Paget's Disease Causes

The exact cause of Paget's disease remains uncertain. Several theories have been suggested, including a viral cause (such as paramyxovirus including measles, respiratory syncytial virus, or human parainfluenza virus).

There is also thought to be a genetic link for Paget's disease with a possible autosomal dominant inheritance.

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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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