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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

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 some bone diseases or disorders?

What are some bone diseases or disorders?

A lot of them: There are a lot of bone diseases/disorders known- from trauma, inflammatory process, infections, autoimmune disease, degenerative disorder, benign tumor, malignancy, etc.
What is your specific question? ...Read more

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What bone diseases start with the letter m?

What bone diseases start with the letter m?

M?: M = metabolic disease? M= metastatic cancer? That's what I see most often. I'm not sure asking this question is helpful on healthtap. Finding out what the diagnosis is will likely be more meaningful than asking the medical community to perform a guessing game. ...Read more

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What are they and describe several bone diseases?

No short answer: There are literally hundreds of primary bone or systemic (whole body) disorders that can affect bone formation, metabolism, maintenance. There are just as many benign and malignant tumors that can arise in or affect bone. Expertise in bone diseases crosses many specialties as well quite a few textbooks. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bone diseases?

What is the definition or description of: Bone diseases?

See below: Any disease process that affects the skeletal system. Some can be metabolic, such as osteoporosis; others can be infectious, inflammatory, traumatic, or congenital. ...Read more

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How can Paget's disease of bone be treated?

How can Paget's disease of bone be treated?

See details: Mild cases may not require treatment. For the patients needing treatment, many of the meds used to treat osteoporosis will also treat pagets. I generally use Reclast (zoledronic acid) but there are other choices. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of paget's disease of bone?

What are the symptoms of paget's disease of bone?

Not very much to: Start. Most people who have paget's disease of bone experience no symptoms. When symptoms do occur, the most common complaint is bone pain.
Pelvis. Paget's disease of bone in the pelvis can cause hip pain.Skull. An overgrowth of bone in the skull can cause hearing loss or headaches.
And others see the link below. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on treating paget's disease of bone?

What's your opinion on treating paget's disease of bone?

Depends: Paget's can be localized or widespread. It can cause deformity and nerve damage. Treatment involves drugs like Didronel (etidronate) etc. See a good doctor and have your xrays assessed fully. ...Read more

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What are the cellular and molecular aspects of Paget's disease of bone?

What are the cellular and molecular aspects of Paget's disease of bone?

The answer: Is too extensive for 400 words or less, but try this link: http://www. Orthochirurg. Com/resources/journals/JAAOS/Volume3/V3N6A4.pdf ...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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Can somebody list bone diseases caused by overusing of vinegar?

Can somebody list bone diseases caused by overusing of vinegar?

Vinegar: Vinegar can cause osteoporosis by inhibiting calcium synthesis in the bones. Drink milk!

however, naturally fermented apple vinegar (cider) has healing properties associated with beta-carotene, pectins, potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, chlorine, sulphur, iron, and fluorine. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Paget's disease of bone?

See below: Paget's disease is a condition in which the normal turnover and remodeling of bone is disrupted. This results in dense, sometimes brittle and sclerotic bone to form that can cause both bone pain and fragility. ...Read more

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What bone diseases are caused by an epidermis being a completely effective barrier to uv rays?

What bone diseases are caused by an epidermis being a completely effective barrier to uv rays?

Rickets: The classic answer is rickets, which is a disease of bone due to severe vitamin d deficiency caused by low dietary consumption and low sunlight exposure. Historically rickets is a disease that affects darkly pigmented individuals. As other, more subtle functions of vitamin d are being described and sunscreen is more widely used, vitamin d levels below recommended levels are becoming more common. ...Read more

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Tens (Definition)

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Bone Diseases (Definition)

Any disease process that affects the skeletal system. Some can be metabolic, such as osteoporosis; others can be infectious, ...Read more