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Update on the epidemiology of Paget's disease of bone.

Abstract:

Paget's disease of bone (PDB) is characterized by rapid bone remodeling and the formation of bone that is structurally abnormal. Recent studies have confirmed that both genetic and environmental factors are important in its etiology. Epidemiological studies in Europe and North America have revealed that PDB shows an increasing frequency of occurrence with age and is more prevalent among men than women. There is marked geographic variation in the prevalence of PDB throughout western nations, w...

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10.1359/jbmr.06s201

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
21 Suppl 2
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
P3-P8
Publication date:
2006-12-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:10b9c53d-f77b-42c4-9df6-c682023eea55
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126164
Local pid:
pubs:126164

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