Skeletal rare diseases

An International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Working Group on Skeletal Rare Diseases has published a new classification of rare genetic metabolic bone disorders (RGMBDs) according to their metabolic pathogenesis. Read more
2015 Rare Diseases Day
According to the National Institute of Health there are more than 6,000 rare disorders that affect approximately 30 million people in the USA and 27-36 million people in the EU alone. Almost half of these diseases affect children and they are characterized by a broad diversity of signs and symptoms. As a result, people with rare diseases often remain undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Read more


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