- Bone deformity
- Bone fractures (Particularly in arms or legs)
- Bone pain
- Curvature of leg bones
The most commonly used diagnostic tool is an X-ray.
Some additional tests include:
- Bone scan
Medications: Bisphosphonates help prevent bone loss by decreasing the activity of cells that normally dissolve bone. These bisphosphonates may even strengthen the affected bones.
Surgery: This may involve removing the bone lesion and replacing it with a bone graft.