MOR 366 - Funeral Pathology - Lesson 5.2

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Osteoporosis

Loss of bone density.

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Osteomyelitis

Inflammation of the bone and bone marrow.

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Osteomalacia

Abnormal softening of bones in adults.

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Rickets

A disease of infants and young children caused by deficiency of Vitamin D resulting in defective bone growth.

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Arthritis

Inflammation of a joint.

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Bursitis

Inflammation of the bursae (singular: bursa - a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between bones and tendons and/or muscles.)

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Scoliosis

Abnormal lateral curvature of the spine.

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Achondroplasia

Lack of cartilage growth.

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Paget's disease

Chronic inflammation of bones resulting in thickening and deformation of the bone.

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Osteosarcoma

A sarcoma composed of bony tissue.

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Simple fracture

Fracture in which the skin is not broken.

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Compound fracture

Fracture in which the bone protrudes through the skin or the skin is punctured.

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Comminuted fracture

Fracture in which the bone splinters into pieces or is crushed.

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Greenstick fracture

Fracture in which the bone is bent in one direction and a fracture occurs on the opposite side.

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Complete fracture

Fracture in which the bone is completely broken in two.