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What is the medical name for brittle bone disease?
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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine
In brief: Osteoporosis
In the elderly (mainly) we refer to loss of bone structure as osteoporosis.
Untreated hypothyroidism can lead to bad bone issues. Vitamin d deficiency and calcium defiency can lead to a problem called rickets which is associated with weakened bones, rare in the usa, but common in some developing countries. Other disorders can be listed as well.

In brief: Osteoporosis
In the elderly (mainly) we refer to loss of bone structure as osteoporosis.
Untreated hypothyroidism can lead to bad bone issues. Vitamin d deficiency and calcium defiency can lead to a problem called rickets which is associated with weakened bones, rare in the usa, but common in some developing countries. Other disorders can be listed as well.
Dr. Joseph Roosth
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