uraemic bone disease
Last reviewed 09/2021
Renal osteodystrophy is a skeletal disorder seen in patients with renal failure. It may develop early in the course of chronic renal disease, and may persist after renal transplantation.
Renal osteodystrophy is a combination of:
- secondary hyperparathyroidism
- vitamin D deficiency
In patients undergoing haemodialysis the osteodystrophy is associated with aluminium toxicity.