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  1. Abnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.
  2. Abnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as swayback
  3. A disease in which bones become abnormally soft due to decreased levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood (rickets)
  4. Also known as osteosarcoma; is most common malignant bone tumor with common sites being the distal femur, the proximal tibia, the proximal humerus.
  5. Involves the intravenous injection of a radioisotope, which is absorbed by the bone. After approximately three hours, the skeleton is scanned with a gamma camera (scanner), moving from one end of the body to the other. The scanner detects the areas where the bone absorbs the isotope and converts the radioactive image to a screen where the concentrations show up as pinpoint dots cast in the image of a skeleton.

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  1. OsteoporosisPredominately in females, fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.

          

  2. OsteomyelitisA generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection

          

  3. DEXA Dual energy x-ray absorptiometryThis procedure measures the bone density more accurately than the dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.

          

  4. Bone Marrow AspirationInvolves the intravenous injection of a radioisotope, which is absorbed by the bone. After approximately three hours, the skeleton is scanned with a gamma camera (scanner), moving from one end of the body to the other. The scanner detects the areas where the bone absorbs the isotope and converts the radioactive image to a screen where the concentrations show up as pinpoint dots cast in the image of a skeleton.

          

  5. OsteochondromaMost common benign bone marrow tumor, usually located within the bone marrow cavity

          

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