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Osteopetrosis Q78.2 756.52

 
ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
Etiology / Natural History Associated Injuries / DDx
Anatomy Complications
Clinical Evaluation Follow-up Care
Xray / Diagnositc Tests Review References

synonyms:Albers-Schonberg disease, Osteopetrosis

Osteopetrosis ICD-10

  • Q78.2Osteopetrosis

Osteopetrosis ICD-9

  •  ICD-9 Code:756.52Osteopetrosis

Osteopetrosis Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Caused by an inability of the osteoclast to acidify Howship's lacuna.
  • Lack of hydrochloric acid causes incomplete dissolution of hydroxyapatite and incomplete remodeling.
  • Osteoblast activity is normal. 

Osteopetrosis Anatomy

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Osteopetrosis Clinical Evaluation

  •  Often not diagnosed until a fracture occurs

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Osteopetrosis Classification / Treatment

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Osteopetrosis Complications

Osteopetrosis Follow-up Care

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Osteopetrosis Review References

 

 

 

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