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27 Jan 2004

hereditary
Dear doc,

My mother suffers from osteopirose and osteoarthritis and I would just like to know whether it's hereditary or not?

I appreciate your help!
Thanks.
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Geneticist
geneticist

01 Jan 0001

Dear Ciska

There is a hereditary component in many forms of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, but the situation is complex and not fully understood.

Regards, Maritha
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