Osteosclerosis

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Osteosclerosis
DiseasesDB 15823
MeSH D010026

Osteosclerosis is normally detected on an X-ray as an area of whiteness, and is where the bone density has significantly increased. Localized osteosclerosis can be caused by injuries that compress the bone, by osteoarthritis, and osteoma. It occurs throughout the body in osteopetrosis.

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