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Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2

Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2: Introduction

Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2: A rare disorder (described in two patients) which has similar symptoms to the genetic condition called Camurati Engelmann disease but the genetic defect responsible for type 1 is not present in type 2. Type 2 has additional bone abnormalities which were noted on radiographs. Patients tend to suffer flare-ups of their condition which is accompanied by severe pain which may leave the patient incapacitated. Flare-ups can be triggered or made worse by stress, exhaustion, exercise, growth spurts, standing too long, walking too long, infection, illness, injury, surgery, cold weather and sudden changes in air pressure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2

Treatments for Camurati Engelmann disease, type 2

  • Corticosteroids may benefit some patients by reducing pain and weakness
  • Painkillers may be needed to help with pain management
  • Other therapies which may provide relief includes massage, stretching, heat therapy and relaxation therapy
  • Patients must be regularly monitor abnormal bone growth which can affect hearing or vision in some cases if the skull bones are involved
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