Non-neoplastic or metabolic disease
Renal osteodystrophy

Topic Completed: 01 July 2013

Revised: 27 December 2018

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N Renal osteodystrophy. website. Accessed January 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Skeletal changes of chronic renal disease (see also hyperparathyroidism)
  • Increased osteoclastic bone resorption resembling osteitis fibrosa cystica
  • Associated with osteomalacia, osteosclerosis, growth retardation, osteoporosis