"Osteitis Deformans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A disease marked by repeated episodes of increased bone resorption followed by excessive attempts at repair, resulting in weakened, deformed bones of increased mass. The resultant architecture of the bone assumes a mosaic pattern in which the fibers take on a haphazard pattern instead of the normal parallel symmetry.
- Osteitis Deformans
- Paget's Disease of Bone
- Pagets Disease, Bone
- Paget Disease, Bone
- Osseous Paget's Disease
- Paget Disease of Bone
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Osteitis Deformans" by people in Profiles.
An unusual presentation of Paget disease: pathological fracture of the odontoid. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 Oct; 9(4):343-6.
Sarcomas arising in Paget disease of bone: a clinicopathologic analysis of 70 cases. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Jun; 131(6):942-6.
Comparative study of alendronate versus etidronate for the treatment of Paget's disease of bone. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 Mar; 81(3):961-7.
Pseudosarcoma in Paget disease of bone. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1989 Mar; 71(3):453-5.