Paget’s disease of bone is the second most common bone disease after osteoporosis. It is characterized by focal regions of highly exaggerated bone remodeling, with abnormalities in all phases of the remodeling process. This study aims to investigate the hypothesis of a possible British origin of Paget’s  disease of bone by studying the worldwide geographic distribution of cases identified in ancient skeletons excavated from archaeological sites. The methodology consists in reviewing cases of Paget’s disease of bone described in the literature.

Reumatol Clin. 2017 Mar – Apr;13(2):66-72. doi: 10.1016/j.reuma.2016.02.008. Epub 2016 Apr 6.

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Menéndez-Bueyes LR, Soler Fernández MD.