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What is Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form?

What is Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form?

  • Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs in the first decade of life.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: Introduction

Types of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form:

Broader types of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form:

How serious is Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form?

Prognosis of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: death occurs within 10 years
Complications of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: see complications of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form

What causes Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form?

Causes of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: see causes of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form

What are the symptoms of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form?

Symptoms of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: see symptoms of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form

Complications of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: see complications of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form.
Treatments for Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: see treatments for Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form

Name and Aliases of Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form

Main name of condition: Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form

Other names or spellings for Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form:

Osteopetrosis, mild autosomal recessive, intermediate type, osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 1, Albers-Schonberg disease [recessive form], marble bones, ivory bones, osteosclerosis, fragilis generalisata, osteopetrosis generalisata, Osteopetrosis, malignant, autosomal recessive osteopetrosis, OPTB1, marble bones, autosomal recessive, Osteopetrosis autosomal dominant type 2, Osteosclerosis fragilis generalisata, Albers-Schonberg disease, autosomal dominant, Marble bones, autosomal dominant, Autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type 2, OPTA2

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