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

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Created Apr 8, 2010ReportNominate
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