Robert S. Weinstein, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Osteomalacia

Are you sure your patient has Osteomalacia and what should you expect to find? Osteomalacia means softening of the bones and refers to defective or delayed mineralization of the organic matrix (osteoid) of cancellous and cortical bone. Rickets refers to impaired mineralization of the cartilaginous growth plate and abnormal endochondral bone formation and, therefore, cannot…

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