Clinical and Pathophysiological Aspects of Osteomalacia

  • H.-P. Kruse
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In this review on osteomalacia, for the most part the pathophysiology of vitamin D deficiency, disturbances of D-hormone metabolism, and renal tubular disorders will be considered. The complex and difficult field of renal osteodystrophy has been presented by Henning at this symposium. The cited references take into account mainly the last five years. A review of the literature until 1980 was given by Kruse and Kuhlencordt 1980. Nevertheless, few historical remarks should be made.


Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Renal Tubular Acidosis Renal Osteodystrophy Fanconi Syndrome Hypophosphatemic Rickets 
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