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  1. Also known as osteosarcoma; is most common malignant bone tumor with common sites being the distal femur, the proximal tibia, the proximal humerus.
  2. Abnormal outward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as humpback or hunchback.
  3. A generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection
  4. This procedure measures the bone density more accurately than the dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.
  5. Predominately in females, fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.

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

          

  2. Pagets diseaseInvolves 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.

          

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

          

  4. OsteochondromaPredominately in females, fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.

          

  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.