Paget's disease

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Quentin Matsys, the ugly sitter. (16th century). It has been suggested that the person shown had Paget's disease

Paget's disease is the name for different diseases, which where first described by Sir James Paget.

  • Paget's disease of the bone, in which bones of the skeleton change, thicken and grow uncontrollably.
  • Paget's disease of the breast, a rare form of breast cancer
  • Paget-von-Schroetter syndrome,a form of thrombosis
  • Extramammary Paget's disease