Pathological Conditions of the Skeleton

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DescriptionCondition
Type of fracture that occurs when a direct force causes the bone to break
Abnormal outward curvature of a portion of the spine; known as Humpback or Hunchback
Type of fracture caused by bone surfaces being forced against each other
Type of fracture that occurs when the force is so great, that it splinters or crushes a segment of the bone
The narrowing of the vertebral canal, nerve root canals, or intervertebral openings of the lumbar spinal canal
Type of fracture that occurs at the lower end of the radius, about 1 inch of the wrist
A broken bone
Disease where bones, that were once strong, become fragile due to loss of density
DescriptionCondition
Abnormal lateral curvature of a portion of the spine
Abnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine; known as Swayback
Disease where bones become abnormally soft due to a deficiency of calcium and phosphorus in the blood
Malignant tumor of the bones common to young adults, particularly adolescent boys
Bacterial infection of the bone and bone marrow
A type of fracture where the bone breaks but does not extend through the entire thickness of the bone; known as an Incomplete Fracture
Type of fracture where bone breaks through the skin, creating an open wound
A minor fracture; also known as a Stress Fracture

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Created Apr 8, 2010ReportNominate
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