1. In spite of the gross thickening of the long bones in Paget's disease, there is a definite tendency to fracture, which is generally caused by slight trauma.
2. There is a definite loss of sensation of pain, so that these fractures can be easily handled.
3. There is an early appearance of callus and new bone formation.
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