osteitis deformans

osteitis deformans
A chronic condition in which both the breakdown and regrowth of bone are increased. Osteitis deformans occurs most frequently in the pelvic and leg bones, skull, and lower spine. It is most common in older individuals, and may lead to bone pain, deformities, and fractures. Also called Paget disease of bone.

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  • osteitis deformans — noun a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities • Syn: ↑Paget s disease • Hypernyms: ↑osteitis * * * də̇ˈfȯrˌmanz noun Etymology:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • osteitis deformans — /di fawr manz/, Pathol. See Paget s disease. [ < NL; deforming osteitis] * * * …   Universalium

  • Osteitis deformans — Better known today as Paget disease, this is a chronic bone disorder that typically results in enlarged, deformed bones due to excessive breakdown and formation of bone tissue that can cause bones to weaken and may result in bone pain, arthritis …   Medical dictionary

  • Osteitis — Classification and external resources ICD 9 730.2 MeSH D010000 Osteitis is a general term for …   Wikipedia


  • osteitis — n. inflammation of bone, due to infection, damage, or metabolic disorder. Osteitis fibrosa cystica refers to the characteristic cystic changes that occur in bones during long standing hyperparathyroidism. See also: Paget s disease (osteitis… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • osteítis deformante — Eng. Osteitis deformans Ver enfermedad de Paget …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • Osteitis — is inflammation of the bone. For example, patients with what is called the SAPHO syndrome develop osteitis the O in SAPHO stands for oteitis and the bone inflammation typically affects the sacroiliac joints (sacroiliitis) and the spine… …   Medical dictionary

  • osteodystrophia deformans — |ästēō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from oste + dystrophia : osteitis deformans …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paget disease of bone — osteitis deformans …   Medical dictionary

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