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Generalised Skeletal Abnormalities

  • Kazimierz Kozlowski
  • Peter Beighton

Abstract

Generalised osteoporosis that is recognised radiologically is usually indicative of severe metabolic dysfunction. Less often, widespread osteoporosis is encountered as a component of an inherited bone dysplasia. Multiple fractures and/or pseudofractures complicate many of these conditions.

Keywords

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Fibrous Dysplasia Skeletal Dysplasia Bone Dysplasia Thanatophoric Dysplasia 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazimierz Kozlowski
    • 1
  • Peter Beighton
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal Alexandra Hospital for ChildrenSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.University of Cape Town Medical SchoolCape TownSouth Africa

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