Translation: from english

Paget s disease of bone

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Paget's disease of bone — For other diseases named after Paget, see Paget s disease (disambiguation). Paget s disease of bone Classification and external resources This 92 year old male patient presented for assessment of acute hemiparesis. An incidental finding was… …   Wikipedia

  • Paget's disease of bone — A chronic bone disorder that typically results in enlarged, deformed bones due to excessive breakdown and formation of bone tissue that can cause bones to weaken and may result in bone pain, arthritis, deformities or fractures. The disease is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Paget's disease of the breast — The combination of scaly skin changes of the nipple resembling eczema and an underlying cancer of the breast. The nipple is inflamed because of the presence of Paget s cells. These large irregular cells are themselves not cancerous, but they are… …   Medical dictionary

  • Paget's disease — Sir James Paget, a surgeon and pathologist, described several diseases, including: Paget s disease of bone (most common use of Paget s disease) Paget s disease of the breast Paget Schroetter disease Extramammary Paget s disease (EMPD) This… …   Wikipedia

  • Paget disease of bone — or osteitis deformans Chronic bone disease of middle age. Named for James Paget, it is characterized by excessive bone destruction alternating with disordered bone construction (with dense, brittle bones and deformity that can compress internal… …   Universalium

  • Paget disease of bone — 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… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Paget's disease — noun a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities • Syn: ↑osteitis deformans • Hypernyms: ↑osteitis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paget’s disease —  Bone disorder …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Paget’s disease — bone distortion or cancer of the nipples of women …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Paget's disease — Pathol. a chronic disease characterized by episodic accelerated bone resorption and growth of abnormal replacement bone, causing bone pain, deformation, fractures, and osteosarcoma; osteitis deformans. [1875 80; named after Sir James PAGET, who… …   Universalium

  • Paget's disease — Pag′et s disease [[t]ˈpædʒ ɪts[/t]] n. 1) pat a disease characterized by episodic accelerated bone resorption and growth of abnormal replacement bone 2) pat an inflammatory condition of the nipple associated with breast cancer Etymology: 1875–80; …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

Wir verwenden Cookies für die beste Präsentation unserer Website. Wenn Sie diese Website weiterhin nutzen, stimmen Sie dem zu.