Sir James Paget

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Paget, Sir James

(păj`ĭt), 1814–99, British surgeon and pathologist. He taught and practiced at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and cataloged the museums of St. Bartholomew's and of the Royal College of Surgeons. He was a skilled diagnostician and an authority on diseases of the bones and joints. His works include Lectures on Tumours (1851) and Lectures on Surgical Pathology (1853).
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Paget disease of bone has a genetic predisposition and is inherited in an autodominant way.
Although the exact reason is not known, Paget disease of bone is believed to be more common in some parts of the world than others.
RESPONSE OF SERUM FREE Gal-Hyl DURING TREATMENT OF PAGET DISEASE OF BONE
Serum Gal-Hyl was increased in patients with Paget disease of bone, and decreased rapidly in response to bisphosphonate therapy.
Mean urinary DPD excretion, determined by CLIA and reported as [micro]mol DPD/mol creatinine ([+ or -] SD), differed significantly from the reference populations for patients with untreated Paget disease of bone (12.
The response to antiresorptive therapy was assessed in three additional patients with Paget disease of bone, who were monitored during an 8-week course of oral residronate (30 mg daily) and for 4 months afterwards.
In patients with Paget disease of bone, serum BSP concentrations were 32.