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Glossary for Thigh conditions

  • 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.
  • Fractured femur: A fracture that occurs in the femur of the leg
  • Leg conditions: Conditions that affect ones leg
  • Limb conditions: Medical conditions affecting the upper or lower limbs.
  • Lower limb conditions: Any medical condition affecting the lower limbs, i.e. the legs, knees, feet, etc..
  • Osteochondroma: A bone development abnormality characterized by the development of a benign bone tumor that occurs on the ends of long bones. Symptoms, if any, are determined by the location and size of the tumor. The tumor can occur singly or in multiples and in rare instances the tumors may become malignant.
  • Osteoma: Benign bone tumor
  • Osteomyelitis: A bone inflammation caused by bacteria. The inflammation usually originates in another part of the body and is transported to the bone via the blood.
  • 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.
  • Stiff leg: Reduced mobility or movement of the leg
  • Thigh injury: Any injury to the thigh
  • Thigh lump: Lump in or around the thigh.
  • Thigh pain: A condition which is characterized by pain which is located in the thigh
  • Thigh symptoms: Symptoms affecting the thigh of the leg
  • Upper leg conditions: Medical conditions affecting the upper leg, such as the thigh and femur.

 

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