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Musculoskeletal System

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Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases: Arthritis, in General | Specific Types of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Other Musculoskeletal Diseases: Bone Diseases | Bursitis | Cartilage Diseases | Muscular Dystrophy | Tendinitis | Other Muscle Diseases

Disorders of the: Ankle | Arm | Elbow | Foot | Hand | Hip | Knee | Leg | Shoulder | Spine (Neck and Back) | Wrist

Other Topics: General Musculoskeletal | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Surgery


Bone Diseases

(Jump to: Overviews | Abnormal Bone Growth | Bone Marrow Diseases | Bone Spurs | Chronic Kindey Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder | Hypophosphatasia | Ostechondritis Dissecans | Osteomalacia & Rickets | Osteomyelitis | Osteonecrosis | Osteopetrosis | Osteoporosis | Paget's Disease of Bone | Tumors )

Overviews
Bone Diseases:MedlinePlus


Abnormal Bone Growth
Craniometaphyseal Dysplasia
Craniometaphyseal Dysplasia:NORD
Craniometaphyseal Dysplasia:GeneReviews
Diaphyseal Dysplasia
Diaphyseal Dysplasia:Madisons Foundation
Camurati-Engelmann Disease:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Camurati-Engelmann Disease (Progressive Diaphyseal Dysplasia):GeneReviews
Fibrous Dysplasia
Fibrous Dysplasia:AAOS
Fibrous Dysplasia:Children's Hospital Boston
A Guide to Understanding Fibrous Dysplasia:Children's Craniofacial Association [PDF]
Hyperostosis
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (Forestier's Disease):Arthritis Society
Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia
Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia, Dominant:GeneReviews
Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia, Recessive:GeneReviews
Multiple Exostoses
Hereditary Multiple Exostoses:NORD
Hereditary Multiple Exostoses:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Hereditary Multiple Exostoses:GeneReviews
Sclerosing Bone Dysplasias
SOST-Related Sclerosing Bone Dysplasia:Genetics Home Reference
SOST-Related Sclerosing Bone Dysplasias:GeneReviews


Bone Marrow Diseases
See Blood and Lymphatic Systems, Bone Marrow Disorders


Bone Spurs (Osteophytes)
Bone Spurs:Mayo Clinic


Bone Tumors
Overview
Bone Tumor:AAOS
Cancerous Bone Tumors
See Cancer, Bone Cancers
Noncancerous Bone Tumors
Enchondroma:AAOS
Giant Cell Tumor of Bone:AAOS
Non-Ossifying Fibroma:Children's Hospital Boston
Osteochondroma:AAOS
Osteoid Osteoma:Madisons Foundation
Unicameral (Simple) Bone Cyst:AAOS


Chronic Kindey Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder
Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder:NIDDK


Hypophosphatasia
Hypophosphatasia:MAGIC Foundation
Hypophosphatasia:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Hypophosphatasia:GeneReviews


Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteochondritis Dissecans:Mayo Clinic


Osteomalacia and Rickets
Osteomalacia:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Rickets:Mayo Clinic
Rickets:MedlinePlus
See also Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases, Vitamin D


Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
Osteomyelitis:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis)
Q & A about Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis):NIAMS
Osteonecrosis:National Osteonecrosis Foundation
Osteonecrosis:Arthritis Foundation
See also Osteonecrosis of the Knee, Hip, Jaw, Wrist
Osteonecrosis:MedlinePlus


Osteopetrosis
Osteopetrosis:NORD
CLCN7-Related Osteopetrosis:GeneReviews


Osteoporosis
See Osteoporosis


Paget's Disease of Bone
Paget's Disease of Bone (Osteitis Deformans):UpToDate Patient Information
Paget's Disease of Bone:MedlinePlus


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