Non-neoplastic or metabolic disease
Renal osteodystrophy

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 October 2016, last major update July 2013

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PubMed Search: Renal osteodystrophy[title]
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Renal osteodystrophy. website. Accessed October 20th, 2018.
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