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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Osteopoikilosis (also known as Albers-Schonberg disease, spotted bone disease, or osteopathia condensans disseminata) is a rare, usually asymptomatic bone disorder with an incidence of 1 in 50 000.
However, precise differentiation between intermediate- and late-onset autosomal dominant (AD) osteopetrosis (Albers-Schonberg disease) is not possible.