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skeletal pathology quiz stack 2

Osteomalacia insufficient mineralization of the adult skeleton, causing shortening of long bones and bowing of the legs
Rickets insufficient mineralization of the infant skeleton due to a lack of vitamin D
Gout uric acid deposits in the joints, cartilage and kidneys
Paget’s disease “osteoarthritis deformans” metabolic skeletal disease, bone destruction which is replaced by weaker bone.
Ischemic necrosis of bone results from loss of blood supply to the bone, usu. Seen in the femoral head.
Osteochondroma “exostosis” benign projection of bone with a cartilaginous cap. Usu. Seen in childhood around the knee.
Enchochondroma benign slow growing cartilaginous tumore arising from the medullary cavity. Usu. Of the hands and feet.
Osteoclastoma “giant cell tumor” lucent lesion in the metaphysic extending to the cortex. Usu. Distal femur or proximal tibia.
Bone cyst fluid filled cyst with a wall of fibrous tissue. Usu. At the proximal humerus or femur.
Osteogenic sarcoma tumor consisting of osteoblasts forming speculations of calcified bone, usu. Of the metaphysis of long bone and the knee.
Chondrosarcoma malignant tumor of cartilaginous origin, usu. Of the long bones or rib, scapula or vertebra.
Multiple myeloma widespread malignancy of bone marrow plasma cells associated with bone destruction, bone marrow failure, hypercalcemia and renal failure, usu. Of flat bones.
Bone metastases the most common malignant bone tumors, spread by the bloodstream, lymphatics or proximity.
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