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  1. Non metabolic disease of the bone. Out of control of the osteoclast. Uncommon, causing excessive destruction of the bone structure due to the overaction of the osteoclast.
  2. This procedure measures the bone density more accurately than the dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.
  3. Predominately in females, fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.
  4. 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.
  5. A generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection

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  1. Ewing SarcomaA malignant tumor of bones, common in young adults particularly adolescent boys

          

  2. ScoliosisAbnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.

          

  3. LordosisAbnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.

          

  4. Talipes equinovarusclub foot

          

  5. Dual photon absorptiometryThis procedure measures the bone density more accurately than the dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.

          

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