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Paget's disease of bone in The Netherlands: a population-based radiological and biochemical survey--the Rotterdam Study.

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UNLABELLED: Serum ALP may be a good indicator of Paget's disease in epidemiologic studies. Subjects with raised and normal ALP from a population cohort were matched (1 in 6, total 548), and radiographs were taken. ALP was an excellent marker of the disease (RR, 10.9), but the majority of those affected had normal ALP. INTRODUCTION: Evidence from radiographic surveys of limited skeletal sites has shown that Paget's disease of bone (PDB) is common in the elderly and has a distinct geographic v...

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10.1359/jbmr.2004.19.4.566

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
566-570
Publication date:
2004-04-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:5e13d27e-2479-4742-88f9-66072aeb4218
Source identifiers:
126066
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pubs:126066

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