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Incidence and natural history of Paget's disease of bone in England and Wales.

Abstract:

This study used a large, primary care, record-linkage resource (the General Practice Research Database [GPRD]) to evaluate the incidence, clinical presentation, and natural history of Paget's disease of bone in England and Wales. Between 1988 and 1999, we identified 2465 patients with the recorded diagnosis of Paget's disease of bone, within the five million subjects > or = 18 years old who were registered in the GPRD. The validity of diagnostic recording was assessed by questionnaire to i...

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10.1359/jbmr.2002.17.3.465

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van Staa, TP More by this author
Leufkens, HG More by this author
Sprafka, JM More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
465-471
Publication date:
2002-03-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:22009341-43af-45d2-8a08-9e8d5f8b0555
Source identifiers:
126260
Local pid:
pubs:126260

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