Osteopetrosis, literally "stone bone", also known as marble bone disease and Albers-Schönberg disease, is an extremely rare inherited disorder whereby the bones harden, becoming denser, in contrast to more prevalent conditions like osteoporosis, in which the bones become less dense and more brittle, or osteomalacia, in which the bones soften. Osteopetrosis can cause bones to dissolve and break.
Related Journals of Osteopetrosis
Journal of Osteoporosis and Physical Activity, Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, The New England Journal of Medicine, Human Molecular Genetics and Pan African Medical Journal
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