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What is Infantile osteopetrosis?
2 years ago
Infantile osteopetrosis (say: oss-tee-oh-peh-TRO-siss) is a genetic condition that may result in: fractures short stature (height) recurrent infections hearing loss vision problems Other names you may hear for this condition are early onset osteopetrosis and malignant infantile osteopetrosis. This condition is quite rare and is believed to affect about 1 in 200,000 people.