Paget disease of bone

osteitis deformans.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Paget, Sir James — born Jan. 11, 1814, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Eng. died Dec. 30, 1899, London British surgeon and physiologist. In 1834 he discovered the parasite that causes trichinosis. He gave excellent descriptions of breast cancer, Paget disease of breast… …   Universalium

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