Osteomesopyknosis

Summary: Osteomesopyknosis is a bone disorder characterized by abnormal hardening of bone (osteosclerosis). It is generally limited to the axial spine, pelvis, and proximal part of the long bones, which is what distinguishes this condition from other sclerosing bone disorders ...1

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Symptoms of Osteomesopyknosis

Symptoms: Osteomesopyknosis may cause chronic, low-grade back pain in the thoracic (middle) and lumbar (lower) regions. It is considered a mild form of osteosclerosis and is usually found in young adults or teenagers.[2] Height and intellect are not ...2

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Genetics of Osteomesopyknosis

Inheritance: Osteomesopyknosis is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.[1] This means that having only one mutated copy of the responsible gene (which has not yet been identified) is enough to cause signs or symptoms of the disorder. When a ...3

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: Axial osteosclerosis ...Source: GARD (NIH)4 ...

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References

  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 391/ osteomesopyknosis
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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