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What is Axial osteomalacia?

What is Axial osteomalacia?

  • Axial osteomalacia: A rare bone disorder where an enzyme defect affects bone formation that primarily affects the ribs and iliac crest (hip bone).

Axial osteomalacia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Axial osteomalacia, or a subtype of Axial osteomalacia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Axial osteomalacia: Introduction

Types of Axial osteomalacia:

Broader types of Axial osteomalacia:

Who gets Axial osteomalacia?

Racial predominance for Axial osteomalacia: Caucasians and blacks

What causes Axial osteomalacia?

Causes of Axial osteomalacia: see causes of Axial osteomalacia

What are the symptoms of Axial osteomalacia?

Symptoms of Axial osteomalacia: see symptoms of Axial osteomalacia

Can anyone else get Axial osteomalacia?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Axial osteomalacia

Axial osteomalacia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Axial osteomalacia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Axial osteomalacia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Axial osteomalacia: Orthopedic surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Axial osteomalacia.
Treatments for Axial osteomalacia: see treatments for Axial osteomalacia

Name and Aliases of Axial osteomalacia

Main name of condition: Axial osteomalacia

Other names or spellings for Axial osteomalacia:

Frame syndrome, Atypical osteomalacia involving the axial skeleton

Atypical osteomalacia involving the axial skeleton
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Axial osteomalacia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Axial osteomalacia:

 

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