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develops when the heart muscle is not
able to pump enough blood to meet the body's need. "Failure" does not mean that
the heart is not pumping. It means that it is not pumping as well as it should.
Bones affected by
Paget's disease contain extra blood vessels. When
Paget's disease affects a large amount of bone tissue, the heart pumps faster
and harder in order to supply blood to this extra bone, as well as to all
tissues of the body. If the heart cannot pump enough blood, heart failure
This is a very rare complication of Paget's disease.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Current as ofJuly 28, 2016
Current as of:
July 28, 2016
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
& Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Jennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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