Albers-Schonberg disease


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Noun1.Albers-Schonberg disease - an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone densityAlbers-Schonberg disease - an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
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Albers-Schonberg disease (autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II) results from mutations in the ClCN7 chloride channel gene.
The 'benign' form is autosomal dominant, is also called Albers-Schonberg disease, and affects adults.
It is also known as Albers-Schonberg disease or by its Latin name, osteopathia condensans disseminata, which describes its main features.