Glossary for Bony abnormalities
Medical terms related to Bony abnormalities or mentioned in this section include:
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- Ankylosing Spondylitis: A form of chronic inflammation of the spine which may also affect joints in the shoulder, hip, neck, ribs and jaw. May result in loss of mobility. Also called Marie-Strumpell disease.
- Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
- Bunion: A bunion is a painful swelling of the soft tissue, and bone enlargement over the inside of the ball of the big toe. Often the big toe will look as if it is bent in towards the other toes or even can lie across them.
- Chikungunya: A rare viral disease usually transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by fever, rash and severe arthritis.
- Chondroma: A type of tumor that develops from cartilage tissue. The can occur on any part of the bone: enchondromas form inside the bone marrow and periosteal chondromas form on the surface of the bone.
- Chondrosarcoma: Chondrosarcoma is the second most frequent primary malignant tumor of bone, representing approximately 25% of all primary osseous neoplasms. Chondrosarcomas are a group of tumors with highly diverse features and behavior patterns, ranging from slow-growing non-metastasizing lesions to highly aggressive metastasizing sarcomas.
- Cone rod dystrophy: A rare inherited eye disorder characterized by the deterioration of the cone and rod cells in the retina of the eye leading to vision loss.
- Dengue fever: An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes.
- Ewing's sarcoma: Ewing's sarcoma is a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue. The most common areas in which it occurs are the pelvis, the femur, the humerus, and the ribs.
- Exostoses: Development of non-cancerous bony growths on bones. Pain can result depending on the size and location of the growth.
- Fibroma: A tumour that is comprised mainly of fibrous connective tissue
- Fractures: Breakage of bones
- Gout: Painful joints, most commonly the big toe.
- Hip symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hip joint.
- Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
- Joint pain: Pain affecting the joints
- Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
- Multiple myeloma: A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Osteoarthritis: A form of degenerative arthritis due to chronic degeneration
- Osteoma: A benign bone tumor.
- Osteomyelitis: An infection that occurs in bone
- Osteoporosis: Bone mass loss (osteoporosis) as a symptom
- Osteosarcoma: Osteosarcoma is the most common type of malignant bone cancer, accounting for 35% of primary bone malignancies. There is a preference for the metaphyseal region of tubular long bones. 50% of cases occur around the knee.
- Paget's Disease: Breast carcinoma involving nipple and areola.
- Prostate Cancer: Cancer of the prostate.
- Pseudogout: A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory arthropathy caused by calcium pyrophosphate crystals
- Rheumatic fever: An inflammatory disorder that can occur as a complication of untreated streptococcal bacterial infection such as strep throat or scarlet fever. The condition may affect the brain, skin, heart and joints.
- Rheumatoid arthritis: An autoimmune inflammatory condition which primarily affects the joints
- Ross River virus: Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia and other countries
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
- Spondylolisthesis: forward slippage of one vertebra over another.
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
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