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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Skeletal Survey (Overview)

A skeletal survey is a series of x-rays that is used as a screening to tool. It occurs when multiple x-rays are obtained of all areas of the body looking for pathology, whether it be signs of abuse, tumors, infection or other issues.


Dr. Andrew Seibert
4 doctors shared insights

Skeletal Survey (Overview)

A skeletal survey is a series of x-rays that is used as a screening to tool. It occurs when multiple x-rays are obtained of all areas of the body looking for pathology, whether it be signs of abuse, tumors, infection or other issues.


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What is the definition or description of: skeletal survey?

What is the definition or description of: skeletal survey?

Series of X-rays: A skeletal survey is a series of x-rays that is used as a screening to tool. It occurs when multiple x-rays are obtained of all areas of the body looking for pathology, whether it be signs of abuse, tumors, infection or other issues. ...Read more

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What is skeletal dysplasia?

What is skeletal dysplasia?

Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their development. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia. ...Read more

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What is skeletal targeted radiotherapy?

What is skeletal targeted radiotherapy?

Fancy wording: Sounds like a way to explain why using a radioactive isotope of an element that chemically looks like calcium, the hardening mineral in bones. Strontium, samarium, and most recently, radium fit this bill well. Each isotopes vary in the energy and range of dose distribution, and the conjugating agents, toxicty and costs vary as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about skeletal dysplasia?

Can you tell me about skeletal dysplasia?

Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their etiology. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia. ...Read more

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How does skeletal targeted radiotherapy work?

Fancy wording: Sounds like a way to explain why using a radioactive isotope of an element that chemically looks like calcium, the hardening mineral in bones. Strotium, samarium, and most recently radium fit this bill well. Each isotopes vary in the energy and range of dose distribution, and the conjugating agents, toxicty and costs vary as well. ...Read more

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Dose orphenedrine is good for skeletal spasm?

Dose orphenedrine is good for skeletal spasm?

Yes : It's a muscle relaxant available only by prescription. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more