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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osteopetrosis

Osteopetrosis, literally "stone bone", also known as marble bone disease, is an extremely rare inherited disorder whereby the bones ... or (Infantile autosomal recessive osteopetrosis) is a rare type of skeletal dysplasia characterized by a ...

www.britannica.com/topic-browse/Health-and-Medicine/Diseases-and-Disorders/Bone-Diseases/2

Results 1 - 31 of 31 ... any of the diseases or injuries that affect human bones. .... and childhood characterized by softening of the bones, leading to abnormal bone ...

www.britannica.com/topic-browse/Health-and-Medicine/Diseases-and-Disorders/Bone-Diseases

disease of infancy and childhood characterized by softening of the bones, leading to abnormal bone growth and caused by a lack of vitamin D in the body.

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_The_medical_term_meaning_softening_of_the_bone

The general term for softening of the bones is osteomalacia. It is usually caused by a depletion in calcium or phosphorous reserves in the bone.

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/osteomalacia

A bone disease in adults analogous to rickets in children, marked by bone ... A disease characterized by a gradual softening and bending of the bones with ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK45504

This process allows individual bones to grow in size and to shift in space. ... Osteoporosis, the most common bone disease, typically does not manifest until late in ..... In adults, vitamin D deficiency leads to a softening of the bone (a condition known ... Osteoporosis is “a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hypophosphatasia

Mineralization is critical for the formation of bones that are strong and rigid and teeth that ... the bones, causing skeletal abnormalities similar to another childhood bone ... Adult forms of hypophosphatasia are characterized by a softening of the bones known as osteomalacia. ... Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center ...

www.medstarwashington.org/our-services/endocrinology/conditions/osteoporosis-and-other-bone-diseases

Bone diseases can affect this replenishment process, causing your bones to ... characterized by imperfect calcification, softening, and distortion of the bones ...

www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/bone-metabolic-disease

Commonly affected bones include the skull, spine, pelvis, femur, and tibia, although any ... In addition, softening of the skull base due to PDB may cause basilar ... Osteoporosis, or “porous bone,” is a “disease characterized by low bone mass ...