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Generalized increased bone density in children

The causes of generalized increased bone density in pediatric patients can be divided according to a broad category of causes:

There are several mnemonics for dense bones.

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Article information

rID: 12114
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Differential diagnosis of generalized increased bone density in children
  • Generalized increased bone density in paediatrics

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: osteopetrosis
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  • Case 2: pyknodysostosis
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  • Case 3: renal osteodystrophy with brown tumors
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  • Case 4: infantile cortical hyperostosis
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  • Case 5: infantile cortical hyperostosis
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  • Case 6: fluorosis
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