Introduction: Fluorosis


Fluorosis: Excessive fluoride in the body

Fluorosis: Fluorosis is an excessive level of fluoride in the body. It may result from chronic inhalation of industrial dusts or gases contaminated with fluorides, prolonged ingestion of water containing large amounts of fluorides, or accidental ingestion of fluoride-containing insecticides. The condition may lead to calcified spinal ligaments or softened bones and to degenerative conditions like spinal stenosis. 1

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1. excerpt from Questions and Answers About Spinal Stenosis: NIAMS

Last revision: May 27, 2003

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