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What is Juvenile Paget disease?

What is Juvenile Paget disease?

  • 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.

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

Juvenile Paget disease: Introduction

Types of Juvenile Paget disease:

Broader types of Juvenile Paget disease:

How serious is Juvenile Paget disease?

Prognosis of 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.
Complications of Juvenile Paget disease: see complications of Juvenile Paget disease

What causes Juvenile Paget disease?

Causes of Juvenile Paget disease: see causes of Juvenile Paget disease

What are the symptoms of Juvenile Paget disease?

Symptoms of Juvenile Paget disease: see symptoms of Juvenile Paget disease

Complications of Juvenile Paget disease: see complications of Juvenile Paget disease

Onset of Juvenile Paget disease: Symptoms usually become evident during infancy or in early childhood.

Can anyone else get Juvenile Paget disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Juvenile Paget disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Juvenile Paget disease

Juvenile Paget disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Juvenile Paget disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Juvenile Paget disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Juvenile Paget disease: Orthopedic surgeon, Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Juvenile Paget disease.
Treatments for Juvenile Paget disease: see treatments for Juvenile Paget disease
Research for Juvenile Paget disease: see research for Juvenile Paget disease

Name and Aliases of Juvenile Paget disease

Main name of condition: Juvenile Paget disease

Other names or spellings for Juvenile Paget disease:

Hyperostosid corticalis deformans juvenilis, osteoectasia, hyperphosphatasia, hyperphosphatasemia, osteoectasia, hyperostosis corticalis deformans juvenilis, familial osteoectasia, Osteoectasia familial, JPD, Hyperphosphatasia, familial idiopathic, Hyperphosphatasemia, chronic congenital idiopathic

Osteochalasia desmalis familiaris, Osteoectasia with hyperphosphatasia, Hyperostosis corticalis deformans juvenilis Source - Diseases Database

Hyperostosis corticalis deformans juvenilis, JPD, Osteoectasia, familial, Osteoectasia, familial, Paget disease, juvenile, Hyperostosis corticalis deformans juvenilis, JPD
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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