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Paget's disease

[′paj·əts di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A type of carcinoma of the breast that involves the nipple or areola and the larger ducts, characterized by the presence of Paget's cells.
Osseous hyperplasia simultaneous with accelerated deossification.
An apocrine gland skin cancer, composed principally of Paget's cells.
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A complete scenario of monostotic Paget's disease was evident, and conservative management was planned.
9,10) This series represents one of the longest follow-up periods in a relatively large group of patients with Paget's disease who underwent cementless THA.
Bisphosphonate therapy is now the most commonly used treatment for Paget's disease, often normalizing biochemical markers of the bone turnover for prolonged periods.
Bill Local, from County Durham, has Paget's disease in his left shin bone.
On one hand, Paget's insider status appears to provide us with a unique view of the CIA's covert action --her prior knowledge and membership in the exclusive club of the "witting" no doubt facilitated her access to former NSA-CIA participants.
Though some have previously speculated that Lowenstein initiated the NSA relationship with the CIA, Paget's research does not support this view.
Vacuolated cells characteristic of Paget's disease (Pagetoid cells) are not seen.
Dr Stephen Tuck, consultant rheumatologist at James Cook and vice-chair of the Paget's Association, said the disease affects 1% to 3% of over-55s.
Long-term control of bone turnover in Paget's disease with zoledronic acid and risedronate.
Marked as it was with epistolary fervor and the passage of numerous expatriate and prominent cultural figures, Palmerino becomes a proving ground for Paget's capacious power to enthrall.