This disruption can be classified into three distinct, different categories: weak and flexible bone with low mineral content similar to postmenopausal osteoporosis, weak and brittle with low mineral content similar to osteogenesis imperfecta and high bone mass which is rare in humans.
What does HBM stand for?
HBM stands for High Bone Mass
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Obesity and osteoporosis have origins in childhood, but there is little information on what constitutes a diet that simultaneously promotes low fat mass and high bone mass accrual early in life.
A different mutation in the gene produces a condition at the other end of the clinical spectrum: high bone mass syndrome, rendering bones unusually dense and protected against osteoporosis.
Mutations that turn Lrp5 off lead to brittle bones, while others that turn Lrp5 on too much, called high bone mass (HBM) mutations, cause bones to become extra strong.
Other mutations in LPR5, which presumably cause overactivity leading to high bone mass syndrome.