NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,036 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- Paget disease of bone
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- A chronic condition in which both the breakdown and regrowth of bone are increased. Paget disease of bone occurs most frequently in the pelvic and leg bones, skull, and lower spine. It is most common in older individuals, and may lead to bone pain, deformities, and fractures. Also called osteitis deformans.