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osteopetrosis (Albers-Schoenberg disease) CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00299.html

Description: marble bones, brittle bones, osteosclerosis fragilis
* abnormally dense bones
* brittle, fracture easily
* "rugger jersey" spine
* may be cause of anemia (d/t obliterated marrow space)

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Wed Jul 29 2009