Osteopetrosis ( A Case report ) 1376-77

Qadamli, P (1999) Osteopetrosis ( A Case report ) 1376-77. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 9 (22). pp. 61-66.

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Osteopetrosis is a rare metabolic bone disease characterized by generalized increase in skeletal mass. About 500 cases have been described in the literature. This disorder presents. In one of three forms: Osteopetosis Tarda , Osreopetrosis Congenital and �marble bone� disease. Osteopetrosis congentia results in bone marrow failur and is almost always fatal. Marble bone disease causes short stature, cerebral calcification and mental retardation. Bone marrow transplant is the only chance for survival in patients with osteopetrosis congenital. In this articale , we have reported a case of congenital type of Osteopetrosis and have discussed diagnosis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Osteopetrosis , Bone marrow graft
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Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 18:15
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 18:15
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2641

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