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Fragility fractures in severe osteomalacia (4)

Pelvic radiograph showing generalized reduced bone density consistent with metabolic disease with healed bilateral proximal femoral fractures in the varus position (arrows). (Source: Alarfaj HM, Alrasheed WY, Alsulaiman SA, Almulhem FT, Almaideni MF, Alkuwaity KW. A case report of severe osteomalacia in a young patient after bariatric surgery. Cureus 2021;13[12]:e20198. Creative Commons Attribution [CC-BY 4.0] license,

Associated Disorders

  • Calciphylaxis
  • Chronic renal failure
  • DiGeorge Syndrome
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Osteitis fibrosa cystica
  • Osteomalacia
  • Parathyroid adenocarcinoma
  • Parathyroid adenoma
  • Wilson disease