Disorder of the development of cartilage at the epiphyses of the long bones and skull, resulting in dwarfism.
Group of disorders characterized as an inherited progressive atrophy of skeletal muscle without neural involvement.
Spina bifida occulta
Congenital malformation of the bony spinal canal without involvement of the spinal cord.
Softening of bone caused by loss of minerals from the bony matrix as a result of Vitamin D deficiency.
When osteomalacia occurs in childhood, it is called rickets.
Abnormal condition of a joint; may be hemarthrosis, hydrathrosis, or pyarthrosis (blood, fluid, or pus respectively, in a joint cavity.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Compression injury that manifests itself as fluctuating pain, numbness, and paresthesias of the hand caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist.
Joint disease characterized by degenerative articular cartilage and a wearing down of the bones' edges at a joint; considered a "wear and tear" disorder. Also called degenerative joint disease.
Inflammatory joint disease believed to be autoimmune in nature; occurs in a much younger population (ages 20-45) than osteoarthritis.
Herniated Intervertebral Disk
Protrusion of the central part of the disk that lies between the vertebrae, resulting in compression of the nerve root and pain.
Abnormal condition of narrowing of the spinal canal with attendant pain, sometimes caused by osteoarthritis or spondylolisthesis.
Condition resulting from the partial forward dislocation of one vertebra over the one beneath it.
Malignant tumor of bone. Also called Ewing Sarcoma. Most common children's bone cancer.
Removal of the bony arches of one or more vertebrae to relieve compression of the spinal cord.