Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Conditions Underlying Cause Anatomy

Bone Disease Overview

What is a bone disease?
A person with a bone disease has a disorder that affects the structure of the bones or the cells within the bone marrow. Bone disease is a very general term that describes a wide variety of bone disorders that may affect bone structure and strength or the many cells that are produced in the bone marrow.

What are the symptoms of a bone disease?
Symptoms of a bone disease depend on underlying cause. Bone disease may cause symptoms of anemia, repeated infections, skeletal abnormalities, and bone fractures.

How does the doctor treat a bone disease?
Treatment for a bone disease depends on the underlying cause. Options include medications, surgery, chemotherapy, and bone marrow transplant.

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