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Disease Kashin-Beck Disease

Name Kashin-Beck Disease
Synonyms Disease, Kashin-Beck | Kashin Beck Disease
Definition Disabling osteochondrodysplasia with OSTEOSCLEROSIS, cone-shaped METAPHYSIS, and shortening of the DIAPHYSIS. It is endemic in parts of Siberia and northern China. Mineral deficiencies (e.g., selenium, iodine), fungal cereal contamination, and water contamination may be contributing factors in its etiology.
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D057767

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DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases, Developmental Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Osteochondrodysplasias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Kashin-Beck Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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