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Aluminum-Induced Osteomalacia (Aluminum-Related Bone Disease, ARBD)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery

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Description:

Aluminum intoxication may be complicated by a number of clinical findings, including osteomalacia. This osteomalacia may be one component of renal osteodystrophy in a dialysis patient. The osteomalacia may occur because aluminum deposits in bone interfere with calcium deposition.

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