“Welling was diagnosed at a very young age with a rare genetic condition known as osteopetrosis in which bone matter can crush bone marrow cavities and can lead to especially dense bones.”
“Karas remembered hearing, "It was a little 1-year-old boy with this horrible disease called osteopetrosis, and the only cure was a bone marrow transplant, and would I be willing?”
“But some people actually lay down too much calcium in bone, a condition called "osteopetrosis" from "petros" as in stony.”
“GUPTA: Pediatric osteopetrosis is a condition in which the bones become thicker and thicker, eventually destroying the optic nerves, causing brain damage, compressing the organs, and ultimately leading to death.”
“T. DONES: In the chest x-ray, his bones were chalk white, whereas in a baby they are supposed to be transparent, so all the symptoms pointed to osteopetrosis.”
“One infant showed evidence of a rare congenital disease, osteopetrosis or "stone bones.”
“And what scientists have found is that in people who have osteopetrosis, the osteoclasts that normally breakdown bone cannot work properly.”
“Some genetic tests in the world are done only by a few laboratories including Acibadem (for example: griscelli, osteopetrosis, osteoimperfecta genetic tests).”
“I must confess that my initial thought on seeing the name Toulouse Lautrec was to wonder whether alcoholism, syphilis, voyeurism, dwarfism, osteopetrosis and inbreeding make the ideal image for a family eaterie.”
“The company markets ACTIMMUNE for chronic granulomatous disease and osteopetrosis.”
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