This condition leads to the formation of lesions and other clinical growths that create a defect as far as the bone’s natural repair system goes. It may cause problems in the nerves as well as tooth eruption issues. Also, other growth and development impairment issues may be seen in such a condition.
HOW IS OSTEOPETROSIS DIAGNOSED?
A general diagnosis is done by an orthopaedic via X-ray and scan. However, in other cases, it is mandatory for tests like biopsies to rule out cancer and other dangerous diseases.
HOW IS OSTEOPETROSIS TREATED?
A bone marrow transplant may be performed for children who are severely affected.
Interferon gamma-1b, which is an injected drug designed to delay disease progression.
Active form of Vitamin D in form of Calcitriol to stimulate osteoclasts and can help reduce bone density.
DID YOU KNOW?
Strangely this disease starts right at birth and there’s a good chance of the Mari people and Chuvash people having it as compared to the other clans.