Kashin-Beck Disease

Kashin-Becks sjukdom

Engelsk definition

Disabling osteochondrodysplasia with OSTEOSCLEROSIS, cone-shaped METAPHYSIS, and shortening of the DIAPHYSIS. It is endemic in parts of Siberia and northern China. Mineral deficiencies (e.g., selenium, iodine), fungal cereal contamination, and water contamination may be contributing factors in its etiology.

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Engelska synonymer

Disease, Kashin-Beck Kashin Beck Disease