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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 are the different bone diseases?

What are the different bone diseases?

Depends on age: SMalignant bone tumors begin in pre teens as PNET lesions ie Ewings sarcoma. This progress with age to osteogenic Sa .In older teens we see osteogenic sarcoma. Older people get enlarging lesions such as Pagets disease which converts to sarcoma. Cartilagenous tumors can be congenital or isolated as parostoeal chondrosarcomas. With many epithelial malgiancies tumors can spread to bone. ...Read more

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What are bone diseases you can be born with?

There are so many: Achondroplasia (dwarf), osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bones, fragilitas ossium) osteopetrosis (marble bone disease, osteosclerosis) hereditary multiple exotosis (osteochondromatosis) osteochondromatosis of radius and ulna. Osteochondromatosis of humerus. Cartilage-capped solitary osteochondroma of rib. Enchondromatosis (ollier's disease). ...Read more

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What bone diseases can be caused by over using of vinegar?

What bone diseases can be caused by over using of vinegar?

What have you heard?: Use of vinegar has been reported to assist with calcium absorption and thus help with osteoporosis... It can affect the kidneys if too much is taken.. Any to excess if foolish. ...Read more

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How do bone diseases work? Do they just degrade your bones?

Varies: There are multiple disease processes that can involve the bone. Many are metabolic and affect the rate and manner on which bone is formed; osteoporosis and osteomalacia are two examples. Endocrinologists are among the specialists that treat many forms of bone diseases if you need evaluation, as do rheumatologist and some orthopedic surgeons. ...Read more

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What are potential treatments for degenerative bone disease?

What are potential treatments for degenerative bone disease?

See below.: Degenerative joint disease, as the wear and tear affects the joints. Multiple options; starting with pain meds, like the nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis, weight reduction, daily exercises to not only keep wt down but strengthen the muscles which moves the joints, using assistive devices like a cane/stick, crutches/walker; stronger pain meds and if nothing works the surgery. Trip to a dr would help. ...Read more

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Crohn's disease & metabolic bone disease. Is there a relation?

Yes it is: Crohn's and ulcerative colitis are associated with metabolic bone problems, such as osteoporosis. This is worsened by frequently using steroids. ...Read more

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Metabolic bone disease v. Osteoporosis, what's the difference?

Metabolic bone disease v. Osteoporosis, what's the difference?

Same thing: Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disease. There are many other metabolic bone diseases. Metabolic bone disease is a catagory of disease. ...Read more

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Bone Diseases (Definition)

Bone diseases are conditions affecting bones that include a large range of issues including weakening of ...Read more