Osteomalacia sentence example

osteomalacia
  • Osteomalacia due to vitamin D depletion: neglected consequence of intestinal malabsorption.
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  • Certain rare inherited disorders can cause normal kidneys to lose phosphorus, which causes osteomalacia.
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  • Failure of osteoid to calcify in the adult is called osteomalacia.
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  • Chronic use of laxatives may result in fluid and electrolyte imbalances, steatorrhea, osteomalacia, diarrhea, cathartic colon, and liver disease.
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  • Vitamin D levels may be insufficient and bring about a softening of bones (osteomalacia), which produces pain and bony deformities, such as flattening or bending.
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  • However, adults can better handle a vitamin D deficiency than children, so their symptoms of osteomalacia may not seem as worrisome, acute or pressing.
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  • In adults, severe vitamin D deficiency results in osteomalacia, which confers both weakness of bones and of the muscles.
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  • Owing to this influence it has been used in rickets and osteomalacia.
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