Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis

- "Stone bone"-Aka marble bone disease and Albers-Schönberg disease -Rare inherited disorder where the bones harden, becoming denser

-You can prevent osteopetrosis by consuming a lot of calcium and vitamin D. -A good amount of excersize regularly

Prevention

What is it?

Osteopetrosis is a disorder where an imbalance in the formation and breakdown of bone causes bones to become dense overtime. Bones become weaker. Some people are born with it.

Etiology

Osteopetrosis

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Disease

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Symptoms&Signs

Prevention

-People who have it tend to have brittle and weaker bones-Increased chances of fractures -Frequently patients suffer anemia

Osteopetrosis is diagnosed through x-rays, it looks dense and chalky white.

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- The most reliable and common treatment is bone marrow transplant- Another treatment would be giving patients Vitamin D

Treatment

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