Osteodystrophy

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Osteodystrophy
Classification and external resources
ICD-10Q78.9
ICD-9756.50
DiseasesDB31985
 
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Osteodystrophy
Classification and external resources
ICD-10Q78.9
ICD-9756.50
DiseasesDB31985

Osteodystrophy is a general term for a dystrophic growth of the bone. It is defective bone development that is usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism.

§ Dysplasias: abnormalities of bone and cartilage growth

§ Osteodystrophies: abnormalities of bone and cartilage texture

One form is renal osteodystrophy.

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