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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It is also known as "marble bone disease" or Albers-Schonberg disease after the German radiologist who first described the condition and radiological findings in 1904 (2-4).
It was first described in 1904 by a German radiologist Albers-Schonberg [1]; hence, the disease also gets the name Albers-Schonberg disease.
Albers-Schonberg disease (autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II) results from mutations in the ClCN7 chloride channel gene.