Paget's Disease Quiz

Take the Paget's Disease Quiz

Paget's disease is an illness of the bones, usually causing them to become enlarged and deformed. Worldwide, it is the second most common bone disease, after osteoporosis. It is named after Sir James Paget, who first diagnosed the disease in 1877. Learn more about Paget's disease by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institutes of Health.

1. The hallmark of Paget's disease is that the body's normal process of reabsorbing bone is:
2. Researchers believe that Paget's disease may be caused by:
3. Paget's disease most often strikes which age group?
4. The symptoms of Paget's disease are often confused with:
5. Which bones are most commonly affected by Paget's disease?
6. A doctor can best diagnose Paget's disease with which test?
7. In addition to osteoarthritis, Paget's disease may lead to what other disorders?
8. Treatment of Paget's disease may involve which of these?