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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Wormian Bones (Overview)

Wormian bones are small irregular-shaped bones that sometimes are seen in the sutures (connections) between the skull bones.


Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
4 doctors shared insights

Wormian Bones (Overview)

Wormian bones are small irregular-shaped bones that sometimes are seen in the sutures (connections) between the skull bones.


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Want to get rid of these bone spurs? Options?

Want to get rid of these bone spurs? Options?

Excision: Typically, the only way to remove a bone spur would be with surgery. ...Read more

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Managing Bone Spurs (Checklist)

Wear comfortable shoes
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Use heel cushions
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Ask your podiatrist if you'd benefit from prescription orthotics
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Ask your podiatrist about steroid injections
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My 9 months old son has several wormian bones do I have to be extra careful of him bumping his head now he is active and trying to walk?

My 9 months old son has several wormian bones do I have to be extra careful of him bumping his head now he is active and trying to walk?

These occur, but-: -R not of great concern. They R bones that occur within the natural sutures of the cranium, all sutures remain open for growth. Usually found in the parietal sutures. If Ur pedi said U have 2 protect him ask him/her why & if so what type of protection is required. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Exercise and stretch to improve range of motion, strength, endurance
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Avoid repeat injury or irritating soft tissues before they are ready
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Follow up with your doctor as scheduled. Don't miss appointments.
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Can a radiologist differentiate between wormian bones and a fractures in an infants skull?

Can a radiologist differentiate between wormian bones  and a fractures in an infants skull?

Yes: Wormian bones are small pieces of bones that lie between the normal sutures of infants skulls. They can be markers for several other diseases. ...Read more

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40 % of bone left in L1 tol5 and severe degeneration in s 1. What can be done.?

40 % of bone left in L1 tol5 and severe degeneration in s 1. What can be done.?

See your surgeon: You really should discuss this with your surgeon since he/she was there and can give you all of the what ifs. ...Read more

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I would like to know more on bone stimulators for healing after a h.T.O.'s. What are the studies and stats. On success rate?

I would like to know more on bone stimulators for healing after a h.T.O.'s. What  are the studies and stats. On success rate?

They work: The best way 2 really get a complete answer 2 all ur ?'s google it and read away. There is a lot of material. They r usually used in delayed unions. ...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