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Sept 23, 1968

The Hereditary Aspects of Paget's Disease (Osteitis Deformans)

Author Affiliations

From the Endocrinology Branch, National Heart Institute, Bethesda, Md. Dr. Evens is now with the Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

JAMA. 1968;205(13):900-902. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140390024005

Seven members in one family have been afflicted with Paget's disease of bone and an additional two members have a clinical history of involvement without definite medical documentation. There is a review of the literature and discussion of possible inheritance patterns.