Test Findings
 

Generalised Osteosclerosis

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Generalised increase in bone density.
    • Causes of Generalised Osteosclerosis

    • Congenital / hereditary - osteopetrosis, pyknodysostosis
    • Endocrine - hyperthyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, renal osteodystrophy
    • Metastasis (osteoblastic) - from prostate / breast
    • Myeloproliferative disorders - myelofibrosis, mastocytosis
    • Paget’s disease (late)
    • Sickle cell disease
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