osteopetrosis


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osteopetrosis

(ˌɒstɪəʊpɛˈtrəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) a disorder characterized by bone thickening
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Noun1.osteopetrosis - an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone densityosteopetrosis - an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
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osteopetroosi

os·te·o·pe·tro·sis

[MIM*166600]
n. osteopetrosis, rara condición hereditaria que causa excesa calificación en el hueso, por la cual puede ocurrir disrupción en el metabolismo y dar lugar a fracturas espontáneas, anemia, y compresión del cráneo.
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Exome sequencing identifies CTSK mutations in patients originally diagnosed as intermediate osteopetrosis.
Autosomal Recessive Osteopetrosis (ARO), the most severe form of the disease has the incidence rate of 1 in 200,000 to 1 in 300,000.
Osteopetrosis is characterised by general osteosclerosis, sometimes only some long bones are involved mainly proximal femur, pelvis and proximal tibia.
I was born with rare genetic bone condition osteopetrosis where the remodelling and reabsorption of old bone and new bone is impaired, essentially leaving me with thick dense bones - but they are extremely brittle and prone to non-impact fractures.
Osteopetrosis is a rare clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of inherited disorders characterized by a marked increase in bone density.
The characteristic feature of malignant infantile osteopetrosis (MIOP), an autosomal recessive disorder, is the decreased activity of osteoclasts leading to generalized bone osteosclerosis.
Children with multiple transfusions and receiving chelation therapy due to other causes like sickle cell anemia, osteopetrosis, hereditary spherocytosis and auto immune hemolytic anemia were excluded from the study.
Finally a suite of applications are presented in the fields of bone tissue engineering, treatment of osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and osteopetrosis, stem cell transplantation, biomaterial scaffolding, and basic bone healing.
Carbonic anhydrase II deficiency syndrome: Recessive osteopetrosis with renal tubular acidosis and cerebral calcification.
The diseases for which we have the greatest experience include adrenoleukodystrophia, type 1 mucopolysaccaridosis (Hurler syndrome) and osteopetrosis.