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Paget disease juvenile type

Paget disease juvenile type: Introduction

Paget disease juvenile type: 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 Paget disease juvenile type is available below.

Symptoms of Paget disease juvenile type

Treatments for Paget disease juvenile type

  • 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 Paget disease juvenile type

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Paget disease juvenile type: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Paget disease juvenile type

Prognosis for Paget disease juvenile type: 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 Paget disease juvenile type:

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

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More information about Paget disease juvenile type

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

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