A bone disorder in patients with chronic renal failure; a consequence of increased parathyroid hormone secretion, reduced serum calcium, acidosis, and impaired Vitamin D activation by the kidneys.
dwarfism associated with osteoporosis following prolonged renal insufficiency in early childhood.
Weak bones caused by poorly working kidneys. Renal osteodystrophy is a common problem for people on dialysis who have high phosphate levels or insufficient vitamin D supplementation.
A combination of bone disorder caused by chronic kidney failure (renal disease). The bone disorders affecting patients with osteodystrophy include varying combinations and degrees of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, osteitis fibrosa, and osteosclerosis. [See: Fluoride & Renal Osteodystrophy | Fluoridation, Dialysis, & Osteomalacia
Generalized changes in the bone that resemble osteomalacia and rickets; occurring in those with chronic renal failure.
Renal osteodystrophy is a bone pathology, characterized by defective mineralization, that results from renal disease. renal - refers to kidney, osteo - refers to bone, and dystrophy - means degenerative disorder (like dystrophy in muscular dystrophy).