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Juvenile Paget disease

Juvenile Paget disease: Introduction

Juvenile Paget disease: A rare genetic bone disorder involving abnormal loss of bone mineralization and remineralization, broadened bone shafts and high levels of alkaline phosphatase in the blood. Some juvenile cases are relatively mild. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Juvenile Paget disease is available below.

Symptoms of Juvenile Paget disease

Treatments for Juvenile Paget disease

  • Treatment may involve surgery to correct bone deformities, fractures or to release nerves trapped by abnormal bone formation. The condition may be managed through administration of bisphosphonates or calcitonin injections - this is not a cure but can reduce symptoms. Pain medication may be needed to control pain. Affected patients should eat a healthy diet with good levels of calcium and vitamin D to support the bones.
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Causes of Juvenile Paget disease

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Juvenile Paget disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Juvenile Paget disease

Prognosis for Juvenile Paget disease: Bone deformities may be evident by five years of age. The condition becomes progressively severe with many children requiring wheelchairs by the middle of the second decade of life. Milder cases may result in survival past the age of 50 years.

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Definitions of Juvenile Paget disease:

Juvenile Paget disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Juvenile Paget disease, or a subtype of Juvenile Paget disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Juvenile Paget disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Juvenile Paget disease

  1. Juvenile Paget disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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