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What is the most common type of bone injury to the elbow?

What is the most common type of bone injury to the elbow?

Fracture: If you are asking about most common fracture about the elbow, then the radial head is the answer. Simple bone contusions are more common than fractures however. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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What is the most common type of brain surgery?

What is the most common type of brain surgery?

Trauma vs tumor: The two most common reasons patients need brain surgery are because of trauma or tumors. ...Read more

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What is the most common type of cancer?

What is the most common type of cancer?

Breast/prostate: Breast is the most common in women. Prostate is the most common in men. ...Read more

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Which type of skull fracture is the most serious?

Which type of skull fracture is the most serious?

Depressed or base : Depressed skull fractures are serious as they can damage underlying brain tissue as well as communicate with the skin causing infection. They can also be associated with hemorrhages. Skull base fractures are very serious as they can fracture through areas where nerves or arteries/veins enter/exit. These can also cause spinal fluid to leak. ...Read more

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What is the most common type of dental abnormality and its cause?

What is the most common type of dental abnormality and its cause?

Malocclusion: Poor alignment of one's teeth. From just a few teeth out of alignment to a problem where the patient only touches their last 4 molars (right side upper to right side lower and left side upper to left side lower). The rest of their teeth do not touch, no matter how they close their mouth. See photo enclosed. ...Read more

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What is the most severe type of astrocytoma?

What is the most severe type of astrocytoma?

Glioblastoma : Stage IV astrocytoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme with a 5 year survival of 0%. Ted kennedy had this type of tumor. ...Read more

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What is the most painful type of cancer?

What is the most painful type of cancer?

Depends on site: Generally, it's not the tissue origin of a cancer which makes it painful, but the site to which it has spread. Since pain is a subjective experience, it's difficult to compare pain intensities between people, so your question eludes direct answer. ...Read more

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What is the most severe type of scoliosis?

What is the most severe type of scoliosis?

Severe Scoliosis: In my experience, untreated congenital scoliosis is most severe. For pictures and information:

For more information visit www.eSpine.com under scoliosis ...Read more

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What is the most common presentation of acute kidney injury?

What is the most common presentation of acute kidney injury?

Here are some...: Acute kidney injury is most commonly caused by contusion with sudden accelerating or decelerating events during motor vehicle accident, from which the patient may present with flank pain with or without bruise, and gross hematuria, less often by surgical accident, from which poor circulation can be identified easily, or occasionally by renal arterial embolism from blood clot migration. ...Read more

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What is the most common kind of cancer?

What is the most common kind of cancer?

Skin cancer: Since more than 90% of malignancies are enviromental in origin being caused by a virus UV exposure or carcinogen, skin cancers such as basal cell cancer have the hightest rate of involvement among patients. Exposure to sun and possible skin viruses can induce basal cell lesions followed by squamous Ca of the skin. Visceral lesions follow ie. lung, colon,.breast ...Read more

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What is the most severe kind of cancer?

Here are a few: Cancer of the Pancreas and High grade brain tumor(Glioblastoma) top the list. Other bad once are Cancer of the bile ducts and of the gall bladder. ...Read more

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What is the most common type of std?

What is the most common type of std?

HPV: Hpv or human papilloma virus is the most common std. Likely second for women is chlamydia. ...Read more

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What are the most common knee injuries and which part of the knee is affected?

What are the most common knee injuries and which part of the knee is affected?

Sprain, strain, tear: Knee sprains, muscles strains and tears of the internal cartilage/meniscus are the most common knee injuries. The medial collateral ligament (mcl) is the most commonly sprained ligament. The hamstrings are the most strained muscle group, and the meniscus and articular cartilage can often sustain tears that require arthroscopy intervention (surgery). ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for an avulsion fracture of the ankle?

What is the most common treatment for an avulsion fracture of the ankle?

Immobilization: Usually immobilization by cast or cam walker will do it but if a large piece of bone is pulled off them surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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What is the most serious type of porphyria?

What is the most serious type of porphyria?

Porphyria: Probably Acute intermittent Porphyria with multiple organ involvement. Consult a Neurologist for more details. ...Read more

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What is the most common injury in rugby?

What is the most common injury in rugby?

Contusion, overuse,: Concussion, are all common http://www.Stopsportsinjuries.Org/rugby-injury-prevention.Aspx#types there is a wide range from fractured tibia to separated shoulder to minor cuts and lacerations, to painful beat up ears. ...Read more

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What is the most common bone to break?

What is the most common bone to break?

Age Dependent: The most commonly broken bone in those younger than 75 is the distal radius (a wrist fracture), with finger fractures very common as well. After the age of 75 hip fractures become more common, but wrist fractures remain the most common. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more