Osteopetrosis

Osteopetrosis

Kenmerken
  • Osteopetrosis is an uncommon disease of unknown cause.
  • It is generally subdivided in two main types, the clinically bening and the clinically malignant forms.
  • It is characterized by overgrowth and sclerosis of bone with resultant thickening of the bony cortices and narrowing of the marrow cavities.

Cases

A case of osteopetrosis