Paget's disease of bone: current concepts in pathogenesis and treatment.

  title={Paget's disease of bone: current concepts in pathogenesis and treatment.},
  author={D. W. Thomas and Jonathan Shepherd},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  volume={23 1},
Recent advances have been made in understanding the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of Paget's disease of bone (osteitis deformans). The role of viruses in the pathogenesis of the disease has been extensively investigated, although no causative link has yet been demonstrated between infective agents and Paget's disease. Recent advances in the diagnosis of the disease have been made with increasing usage of radionucleotide imaging to determine the extent and distribution of the lesions… CONTINUE READING