Analysis of environmental factors in familial versus sporadic Paget's disease of bone--the New England Registry for Paget's Disease of Bone.
UNLABELLED: A registry for Paget's Disease (PD) was created to study the environmental and familial features of this disorder. This study examines the first 202 people enrolled. Those with a family history of PD (20%) suffered earlier deformity and fracture, and tended to have grandparents born abroad. These findings suggest heritage is important in PD; the role of environment remains unclear. INTRODUCTION: The New England Registry for Paget's Disease of Bone is a database that was created t...Expand abstract
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- Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
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