osteitis

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osteitis

[‚ä·stē′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of bone.
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Considering the radiological appearance, osteitis deformans (Paget's disease) is a possibility, yet metastatic tumors need to be ruled out.
Paget disease of bone (osteitis deformans) is the second most common bone disease (osteoporosis is the most common).
Its indications include the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, osteitis deformans ("Paget's disease of bone"), bone metastasis (with or without hypercalcaemia), multiple myeloma, osteogenesis imperfecta and other conditions that feature bone fragility.