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foot pathology

foot pathology for comp

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Bone cyst fluid filled cyst with a wall of fibrous tissue
Congenital clubfoot abnormal twisting of the foot, usu. inward and downward
Dislocation displacement of a bone from the joint space
Pott’s fracture avulsion fracture of the medial malleolus with loss of the ankle mortise
Jones fracture avulsion fracture of the base of the 5th metatarsal
Gout hereditary form of arthritis where uric acid is deposited in the joints
Metastases transfer of a cancerous lesion from one area to another
Osgood-schlatter disease incomplete separation or avulsion of the tibial tuberosity
Osteoarthritis degenerative joint disease – arthritis marked by progressive cartilage deterioration in synovial joints
Osteomalacia rickets – softening of the bones due to a vitamin D deficiency
Osteomyelitis inflammation of bone due to a pyogenic infection
Osteopetrosis increased density of atypically soft bone
Osteoporosis loss of bone density
Paget’s disease chronic metabolic disease of bone marked by weakened deformed and thickened bone that is easily fractured
Ewing’s sarcoma malignant bone tumor arising in the medullary cavity
Exostosis benign bone tumor with a cartilaginous cap
Osteoclastoma lucent lesion in the metaphysis, usu. At distal femur
Created by: annaluz87