Paget's Disease of Bone: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Suwitda Cholitkul, Suteevan Cholitkul, Kamal Masaki, Dalia Elsemary
2008 Journal of the American Medical Directors Association  
Paget's disease of bone is more prevalent in populations of northern European origin and is thought to be rare in non-Caucasians. The population of the east end of London is multi-cultural with 45% from ethnic minorities. We report the case histories of eight non-Caucasian patients with Paget's disease of bone. GR prevalence in Norway and Sweden at 0.3% [5] . Prevalence rates in the north-west towns of Preston, Bolton, Wigan, Burnley and Blackburn were found to be particularly high at over 6%,
more » ... ith the highest rate of 8.3% in Lancaster [6] . A recent study within the UK suggests that the prevalence of PDB in patients over the age of 55 years has decreased to 2%, but the Abstract Keywords Introduction Case report
doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2007.12.020 fatcat:mgehikc4cbc3tfk6isizb76y4y