Bone Diseases (Subscribe)


Bone Cysts (60)
Links to MesSH Code C05.116.070 and below
Bone Developmental Diseases (461)
Conditions in which bone grow or develop abnormally
Bone Malalignment (14)
Displacement of bones out of line in relation to joints. It may be congenital or traumatic in origin. OCOSH Code C05.116.214_BD_BMl
Bone Resorption (29)
Bone loss due to normal or abnormal osteoclastic activity. OCOSH Code C05.116.264_BD_BR
Endocrine Bone Diseases (28)
Diseases of the bones related to hyperfunction or hypofunction of the endocrine glands.
Eosinophilic Granuloma (9)
The most benign clinical form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (HISTIOCYTOSIS, LANGERHANS-CELL), which involves localized nodular lesions of the gastric mucosa, small intestine, bones, lungs, or skin, with infiltration by eosinophils. The proliferating cell that appears to be responsible for the clinical manifestations is the Langerhans cell. OCOSH Code C05.116.391_BD_EG
Hyperostosis (17)
Increase in the mass of bone per unit volume. Mesh category includes exostoses(multiple hereditory exostosis & heel spur), Congenital Cortical Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis, Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna and Sternocostoclavicular Hyperostosis OCOSH Code C05.116.540_BD_HO
Infectious Bone Diseases (41)
Bone diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms. OCOSH Code C05.116.165_BD_IBD
Metabolic Bone Diseases (126)
Diseases in which bone metabolism is abnormal Includes osteomalacia, osteoporosis, rickets, Vit D resistent rickets, renal osteodystrophy, Pagets Disease, hypeparathryroidism, hypoparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, myeloma OCOSH Code C05.116.198_BD_MBD
Orthopaedic Oncology (587)
Benign and malignant tumors affecting bone, cartilage, muscle or other soft tissue of the limbs and axial skeleton
Osteitis (6)
Resources relating to Osteitis, inflammation of bone
Osteitis Deformans (0)
aka Paget's Disease of Bone C05.116.198_BD_MBD_P Please see Bone Diseases/Metabolic Bone Disease/Pagets
Osteochondritis (111)
Inflammation of bone and cartilage. OCOSH Code C05.116.791_BD_OC
Osteonecrosis (66)
Avascular Necrosis; Death of a bone or part of a bone, either atraumatic or posttraumatic OCOSH Code C05.116.852_BD_ON
Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy (3)
A conditioned chiefly characterized by thickening of the skin of the head and distal extremities, deep folds and furrows of the skin of the forehead, cheeks, and scalp, seborrhea, hyperhidrosis, periostosis of the long bones, digital clubbing, and spadelike enlargement of the hands and feet. It is more prevalent in the male, and is usually first evident during adolescence. It is believed to be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. OCOSH Code C05.116.725_BD_PHOA
Secondary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy (7)
Symmetrical osteitis of the four limbs, chiefly localized to the phalanges and the terminal epiphyses of the long bones of the forearm and leg, sometimes extending to the proximal ends of the limbs and the flat bones, and accompanied by dorsal kyphosis and joint involvement. It is often secondary to chronic conditions of the lungs and heart. OCOSH Code C05.116.758_BD_SHOA
Slipped Epiphysis (21)
A condition in which the epihysis displaces from its normal alignment with the metaphysis OCOSH Code C05.116.425_BD_SFCE
Spinal Diseases (678)
Diseases affecting the bone, joints, disks, ligaments, nerve roots and muscles of the spine OCOSH Code C05.116.900_BD_SD

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Histology of Bone eMedicine Orthopedics

Bone is the basic unit of the human skeletal system and provides the framework for and bears the weight of the body, protects the vital organs, supports mechanical movement, hosts hematopoietic cells, and maintains iron homeostasis.
Synonyms and related keywords: osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast, haversian system/canal, lamellae, ossification, endosteum, synovium, cartilage, joints, bone growth, bone development
Yang & Damron 2008

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