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Bones of the Lower Extremities

Summary Information: Bones of the Lower Extremities

Bones of the Lower Extremities: There are thirty bones that make up the lower extremities of the body. These bones are located in three distinct sections of the lower extremities: the thigh, leg and foot. Bones of the lower extremities include the femur, patella, tibia, fibula, talus, tarsals, metatarsals and phalanges.

The functions of the bones of the lower extremities include creating the structure of the legs and feet, bearing weight, supporting movement of the legs and feet, creating insertion points for muscles, and forming blood cells within bone marrow.

Conditions that can afflict the bones of the lower extremities include infection, trauma, rickets, osteoporosis, cancer, bone marrow disorders and genetic conditions.

Closely Related Organs: Bones of the Lower Extremities

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Bones of the Lower Extremities

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Sub Parts: Bones of the Lower Extremities

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Bones of the Lower Extremities

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