paget's disease


noun

  1. Pathology. a chronic disease characterized by episodic accelerated bone resorption and growth of abnormal replacement bone, causing bone pain, deformation, fractures, and osteosarcoma; osteitis deformans.

noun

  1. Also called: osteitis deformans a chronic disease of the bones characterized by inflammation and deformation
  2. Also called: Paget’s cancer cancer of the nipple and surrounding tissue

n.

  1. A disease, occurring chiefly in old age, in which the bones become enlarged and weakened, often resulting in fracture or deformation.osteitis deformans
  2. A breast cancer affecting the areola and nipple.
  3. A skin cancer arising from apocrine sweat glands.

  1. A disease, occurring chiefly in the elderly, in which the bones become enlarged and weakened, often resulting in fracture or deformity.
  2. A breast cancer manifested by inflammatory changes of the nipple and surrounding skin.

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