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Renal osteopathy usually happens as renal failure develops. When it becomes advanced, it brings various troubles for patients. Here is the management of this problem for your information.
Renal Osteopathy Symptoms
As the blood vessels have extensive calcification, ischemic necrosis and skin ulcer usually occur in finger, toe, thigh and arm.
Bone pain and fracture
Some patients are usually companied by osteomalacia which usually causes bone pain. The pain usually occurs in lower back, knees and lower limbs. The lower back pain may be attributable to vertebral body collapse. In most cases, the fracture occurs in rib.
Bone deformity and growth retardation
For the children with Chronic Renal Failure, they are at developmental stage. Bone deformity can retardate their growth and development.
Joint aches and arthritis
Joint aches and arthritis usually occur in knee-joint usually along with burning, swelling etc.
Management of Renal Osteopathy in Renal Failure Patients
For the patients on dialysis, when they do not present symptoms of renal osteopathy, they should take some vitamin D3. Vitamin D3 can promote the absorption of phosphorus by intestinal tract thus lowering its level in blood.
The patients can take some oral calcium. It can improve the transportation of calcium in blood.
If the product of serum blood value and phosphorus value is above 70 and the hyperphosphatemia and parathyroid hormone level increases, the patients can consider parathyroid surgery.
Control the intake of foods high in phosphorus and avoid the foods rich in phosphorus such as animal organs, banana, oranges etc.
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