pseudorickets


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osteodystrophy

 [os″te-o-dis´trŏ-fe]
abnormal development of bone.
renal osteodystrophy a condition due to chronic kidney disease and renal failure, marked by impaired vitamin D metabolism, elevated serum phosphorus levels, low or normal serum calcium levels, and stimulation of parathyroid function. There may be any of various bone diseases, including osteitis fibrosa cystica, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, and sometimes osteosclerosis. If onset is in childhood, renal dwarfism may result.
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re·nal rick·ets

a form of rickets occurring in children in association with and apparently caused by renal disease with hyperphosphatemia.
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re·nal rick·ets

(rē'năl rik'ĕts)
A form of rickets occurring in children in association with and apparently caused by renal disease with hyperphosphatemia.
Synonym(s): pseudorickets.
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re·nal rick·ets

(rē'năl rik'ĕts)
Form in children due to renal disease with hyperphosphatemia.
Synonym(s): pseudorickets.
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