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Analysis of environmental factors in familial versus sporadic Paget's disease of bone--the New England Registry for Paget's Disease of Bone.

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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...

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10.1359/jbmr.2003.18.8.1519

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Sebaldt, RJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
18
Issue:
8
Pages:
1519-1524
Publication date:
2003-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:5e562738-4b76-4d39-ae14-44945c78f3ce
Source identifiers:
126590
Local pid:
pubs:126590

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