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Paget Disease (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

People should seek medical care if they have increasing bone pain or deformities potentially related to Paget's disease. Also, people with weakness or a change in bowel or bladder function should seek immediate care to assess for involvement of the spine, leading to compression of the spinal cord and nerve roots.

Questions to Ask the Doctor

People with Paget's disease should inquire if they would benefit from medication. Additionally, patients should be periodically seen by their physician throughout their lives due to the low risk of malignant transformation to sarcoma.

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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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