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Paget's disease

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Introduction
Paget's disease is a condition where the normal cycle of bone renewal and repair is disrupted.
Symptoms of Paget's disease
Many people may not be aware that they have Paget's disease, as it often has no symptoms.
Causes of Paget's disease
Paget's disease is caused by abnormal bone regeneration, although it is not clear exactly why this happens.
Diagnosing Paget's disease
As Paget's disease doesn't always cause symptoms, many cases are diagnosed during tests for another condition.
Treating Paget's disease
Not everyone with Paget's disease will require treatment. If treatment is needed, medication is most often used.
Complications of Paget's disease
Paget's disease can cause several further problems to develop, although these are usually rare.