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Osteitis Deformans MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Osteitis Deformans
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Scope Note
A disease marked by repeated episodes of increased bone resorption followed by excessive attempts at repair, resulting in weakened, deformed bones of increased mass. The resultant architecture of the bone assumes a mosaic pattern in which the fibers take on a haphazard pattern instead of the normal parallel symmetry.
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Osseous Paget's Disease
Paget Disease of Bone
Paget Disease, Bone
Paget's Disease of Bone
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WE 250
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Osteitis Deformans Preferred
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