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Clinical and Radiologic Features of Osteomalacia in an Adult

Purpose:

To evaluate an adult for clinical findings associated with nutritional osteomalacia.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, imaging studies

ICD-10:

M83

Description:

Nutritional osteomalacia occurs after the growth plates have fused. It is often confused with osteoporosis and both conditions can occur together.

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