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Is paget's disease genetic?

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

There are two diseases termed "paget's disease.
" one is a rare type of breast cancer with unknown, likely multifactorial, etiology. The other is paget's disease of the bone for which there is a genetic predisposition and exposure to certain viruses may trigger the disease. Here's a link to more info about pagets of the bone: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pagets-disease-of-bone/ds00485.

In brief: Sometimes

There are two diseases termed "paget's disease.
" one is a rare type of breast cancer with unknown, likely multifactorial, etiology. The other is paget's disease of the bone for which there is a genetic predisposition and exposure to certain viruses may trigger the disease. Here's a link to more info about pagets of the bone: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pagets-disease-of-bone/ds00485.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
Answer assisted by Danielle Jones, Medical Student
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

There is a genetic variety and some believe it may also be virally induced.

In brief: It can be

There is a genetic variety and some believe it may also be virally induced.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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