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Bone diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Renal osteodystrophy (kidney bone disease) information | myVMC

Renal osteodystrophy refers to changes in bone due to chronic kidney failure or kidney disease. It is characterised by abnormal bone mineral levels.

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) information | myVMC

Brittle bone disorder or osteogenesis imperfecta is actually a connective tissue disorder, resulting from the defective synthesis of type 1 collagen.

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Osteoporosis (brittle bone diseases) information video | myVMC

Osteoporosis is a condition of reduced bone density or bone mass which causes brittle bones that break easily. Calcium and vitamin D protect bone health.

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Hypophosphatasia information | myVMC

Hypophosphatasia is an inherited bone diseases that causes skeletal deformation in children. In severe cases it causes infant death within weeks.

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Bone markers - Lab Tests Online AU

How and why Bone Markers are used

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Rickets - Better Health Channel

Rickets is a preventable childhood bone disease caused by a lack of vitamin D.

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Fibrous dysplasia (bone disorder) information | myVMC

Fibrous dysplasia is a skeletal disorder characterised by deformed bones. Bones expand due to abnormal growth of fibrous or connective tissues in the bones.

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Osgood-Schlatter disease -

Osgood-Schlatter disease causes knee pain in teenagers. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Osteitis fibrosa cystica (bone disorder) information | myVMC

Osteitis fibrosa cystica is a complication of hyperparathyroidism. Bone becomes soft, deformed and/or develops cycsts. Surgery is usually required.

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Disease Information

This information from the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland is designed to help you, your family and friends understand and cope with the complex issues of Cancer and bone marrow diseases.

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