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Rickets Result of insufFcient bone mineralization in children
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Osteomalacia How is this different from osteoporosis? nourishment issues no exercise correlation diffuse body pains “bone pain” muscle weakness “Adult Rickets”
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Scurvy Vitamin C defciency Dark purplish spots on skin, especially legs Spongy gums, oFten leading to tooth loss Bleeding From mucous membranes Bleeding gums Opening oF healed scars and separation oF knitted bone Fractures Nosebleeds
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Osteopetrosis Congenital Bones become hard, marble-like Defective osteoclast function No marrow cavity forms
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Unformatted text preview: • How would it most likely be diagnosed in an infant? Osteogenesis imperfecta • “Brittle bone disease” • Can be mild to severe • Defective collagen • Diagnosis often in infancy with presentation of multiple fractures • Sclera often blue/purplish hue Paget’s Disease (Osteitis Deformans) affects 10% of the population over 70 (mostly males) • Bone deposition is defective • Common in skull, hip, and leg • Osteoclast proliferation • Osteoblasts try to compensate • Increase in kidney stones & heart disease, WHY?...
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