Osteomalacia

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What is osteomalacia?

Osteomalacia is a metabolic bone disease in adults characterized by incomplete mineralization of the bone, usually because of severe vitamin D deficiency or abnormal vitamin D metabolism.

Common symptoms reported by people with osteomalacia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with osteomalacia

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Compare treatments taken by people with osteomalacia

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Who has osteomalacia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 6 say osteomalacia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 4
40s 6
50s 8
60s 9
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 25

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 22
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from osteomalacia patients who have completed their condition history
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