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Osteomalacia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osteomalacia
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.198.816.640
C18.452.104.816.640
C18.452.174.845.640
C18.654.521.500.133.770.734.640
Unique ID
D010018
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010018
Scope Note
Disorder caused by an interruption of the mineralization of organic bone matrix leading to bone softening, bone pain, and weakness. It is the adult form of rickets resulting from disruption of VITAMIN D; PHOSPHORUS; or CALCIUM homeostasis.
Entry Term(s)
Adult Rickets
NLM Classification #
QU 173
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/11/24
Osteomalacia Preferred
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