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Long Bone Noncancerous Pain Any Thoughts As Cause
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
My baby has multiple fractures. Are there any bone diseases linked to low vitamin a and high copper test results that can cause long bone fractures?
See below: The x-ray will show if the growth plates of the bone are fully closed and fused. ...Read more
My wife has since early teens and now is in her 40's has suffered intermittent long bone pain and sometimes is gone completely and again returns.?
Probably nothing: There are metabolic and structural reasons, all require an exam and testing. ...Read more
"threaded splinter": It sounds like you may be referring to screw hardware removal from an ankle syndesmosis injury for which two screws were placed across your fibula into the tibia. Theses screws are commonly removed (akin to a "threaded splinter") as an outpatient procedure once adequate healing has occurred. Pain should be considerably less than the perioperative pain who had at the initial surgery. ...Read more
Is it possible for the spine to catch up growing with long bones? E.G. After the long bone growth plates are through, the spine grows to proportion?
Where in a human long bone would you find the conncetive tissue that's heavily laced with blood vessels?
8 days after head hit ground. No loc or confusion. Unwell for several days cleared by doc no need for scan. Back of skull still hurts how long bone to heal. Can i work normally or do I have to rest?
Why would an impact injury to the maxilla be more difficult to recover from than a long bone fracture?
Maxilla injury: A facial fracture that is a result of an impact injury may depress the maxilla. This may need to be surgically reduced and fixed. Since the maxilla articulates with the mandible, chewing can be a problem. Long bone fractures can also have problems healing with delayed and nonunion. It depends on the location of the long bone fracture and if it is displaced or not. ...Read more
I have a long bone hard growth behind my left ear traveling down past my jaw and appears to be getting long. if i hold my finger on it & nod it moves?
Doctors told that I have to undergo for a surgery for surgical correct ion of long bone fracture My qstn is after accident in how much time It will do?
I'm confused!: I don't quite understand your question. But if you are wondering when to get the surgery, discuss the best timing with your doctor. If you are wondering about how long it takes to recover, again that question is best asked by your doctor, who knows how serious your injury is and will have a better idea after the surgery is done, because he will have seen the extent of the damage. ...Read more
Long bone pain irregular menstrual cycles round face slightly over weight high white blood cell count can't sleep (been continuing for 4 years now)?
Injury typically: The growth plate of bones can close (fuse) too early. One reason can be injury to the growth plate, such as a fracture that crosses or involves it. There certainly are times that it can close early without any known cause as well. Additionally, surgery that involves the plate can cause it problems as well. ...Read more
What are the possible causes for someone's long bones to not have closed by 40? Can the spine still grow, adding several inches of height @ that age?
No growth after 20's: No further longitudinal growth is possible after adulthood is reached ...Read more