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Vitamin D deficiency in children leads to soft and weak bones.
Marked by an accelerated turnover of bone growth and bone resorption. This quick turnover of bone material leads to weaker bones that can break easily. Making bones to fast.
No known cure.
Parathyroid glands are overactive and too much of Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
The premature fusing of the skull bones (birth defect)
abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
Inflammation of the joint- often described as an autoimmune condition
The inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac around joints
The most common form of arthritis.
Bone on bone- Wearing down
Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease)
Genetic Condition- bones never completely grow/develop leaving bones weak
cancer of white blood cells. Patients are more susceptible to infections, weight loss, and fatigue because the bone marrow is producing few or abnormal white blood cells
fusion of at least 2 cervical vertebrae
Scar-like (fibrous) tissue develops in place of normal bone. This irregular tissue can weaken the affected bone and cause it to deform or fracture.
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