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Whats bone overgrowth?

Whats bone overgrowth?

Normal way to keep: Up.After major bone growth ceases in early adult life, bone remodelling continues indefinitely.The extent of bone overgrowth is influenced by the level of local mechanical stress, genetic predisposing factors, the passage of time, and, probably, age related changes such as the menopause. Some time could be harmful and most of the time innoccent. ...Read more

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 definition or description of: Bone overgrowth?

See below: Growth of bone that goes beyond the expected dimensions of the bone to be within. ...Read more

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When is spinal fusion needed for bone overgrowth?

When is spinal fusion needed for bone overgrowth?

Rarely: Spine fusion is reserved for when symptoms arise from spinal instability. Examples include unstable fracture, severe scoliosis, or symptomatic vertebral slip resulting in a pinched nerve. A symptomatic bone spur can almost always be removed without fusion. Like any surgery, fusion should be considered only when there is a clear benefit to offset inherent risks. ...Read more

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I have had very slow growing bone overgrowth under my tongue in my gum for as long as I can remember. They don't cause any problems for me. About 4 years ago I developed a hard small lump on the top of my elbow which was very painful. The pain went aw

I have had very slow growing bone overgrowth under my tongue in my gum for as long as I can remember.  They don't cause any problems for me.  About 4 years ago I  developed a hard small lump on the top of my elbow which was very painful.  The pain went aw

Tori: I'm not sure what your question is, but i will try to help. The slow growing bone growth under your tongue (and also sometimes in the middle of the palate) is call a "tori". It is a very slow benign growth of bone. Nothing to worry about, but if you have any questions see your dentist or oral surgeon to confirm this is true in your case. ...Read more

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Uterine lining overgrowth meaning? Disease? Dangerous? Never had sex and 18. Examing this area is unacceptable to my beliefs.girl not married. Do?

Uterine lining overgrowth meaning? Disease? Dangerous? Never had sex and 18. Examing this area is unacceptable to my beliefs.girl not married. Do?

Not a problem: The uterine lining is the fleshy material like the inside of a grapefruit that will shed during menses and start rebuilding.It is the part that receives and nourishes a fertilized egg during reproduction. Sometimes it can become thicker than expected , especially if an egg is not released during that cycle.It is often marked by a heavier or longer period when menses comes. ...Read more

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Are there any medication for degenerative bone disease?

See details: Do you mean degenerative joint disease? If so, there are many options. I do not know what degenerative bone disease means. ...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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Bone Overgrowth (Definition)

Growth of bone that goes beyond the expected dimensions of the ...Read more