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Doctor insights on: Long Bone Noncancerous Pain Any Thoughts As Cause

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Long bone noncancerous pain? Any thoughts as cause?

Long bone noncancerous pain? Any thoughts as cause?

Long bone pain.: Hard to say on this type of forum, lori, but if it's in your shins, perhaps it could be shin splints from running, for instance. Get it checked out with your doctor. ...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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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?

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?

Osteogenesis : Imperfecta? These disorders are rare in children, so may need evaluation at dedicated children's hospital, by pediatric endocrinologist / orthopedist for proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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How does an X-ray show that the long bone growth is complete?

How does an X-ray show that the long bone growth is complete?

See below: The x-ray will show if the growth plates of the bone are fully closed and fused. ...Read more

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Can you advise on where is the metaphysis of a long bone located?

Can you advise on where is the metaphysis of a long bone located?

Towards the end but: Not the end itself, eg: the part of the thigh just above the knee joint, like the 2 inches of the bone above the lower end of the thigh bone. ...Read more

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Does estrogen affect the spinal chondrocytes? (not long bone chondrocytes)

Does estrogen affect the spinal chondrocytes? (not long bone chondrocytes)

No: Estrogen does not have an effect on chondrocytes to my knowledge. But this is a very specific basic medical science question without much clinical relavence. ...Read more

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Can the procedure for removing long bone screws from the fibula to the tibia be painful?

Can the procedure for removing long bone screws from the fibula to the tibia be painful?

"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

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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?

Yes unless you have : An undiagnosed spine problem like a scoliosis or kyphosis which can make the trunk appear to be shorter. There is still some bone growth until early 20's. ...Read more

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Where in a human long bone would you find the conncetive tissue that's heavily laced with blood vessels?

Where in a human long bone would you find the conncetive tissue that's heavily laced with blood vessels?

Bone marrow : Bone marrow resides in long bones and is the source of red and white blood cells. The reason why bone marrow is transplanted to help after chemotherapy and or radiation treatments. ...Read more