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Renal osteodystrophy
Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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What are the symptoms of Renal osteodystrophy?

This condition does not exhibit symptoms initially. However, when it does show symptoms, it may be in the form of:

  • Weakness
  • Bone pain and joint pain
  • Pathological fracture and deformation of bone
  • Cardiovascular calcification

 

What are the complications of Renal osteodystrophy?

Some complications of renal osteodystrophy are:

  • Bones may fracture very easily
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome: It is a condition in which pain, numbness, or tingling sensation is felt in the arm and hand.
  • Osteomyelitis: It is a condition in which the bone gets infected and inflamed.
  • Septic arthritis: It is a condition in which the joints are invaded by an infectious agent.
  • Osteonecrosis: It is a condition caused due to reduced blood flow to the bones.
References: 
  • Renal osteodystrophy. Medicine Net. Available at: https://www.medicinenet.com/osteodystrophy/article.html Accessed on June 27, 2020.
  • Renal osteodystrophy. Ortho Bullets. Available at: http://www.orthobullets.com/basic-science/9030/renal-osteodystrophy Accessed on June 27, 2020.
  • Renal osteodystrophy. Mayo Clinic. Available at: https://mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/renal-osteodystrophy Accessed on June 27, 2020.
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“The content of this publication has been developed by a third party content provider who is clinicians and/or medical writers and/or experts. The information contained herein is for educational purpose only and we request you to please consult a Registered Medical Practitioner or Doctor before deciding the appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan.”

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