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Musculoskeletal System

Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Musculoskeletal System:

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


Musculoskeletal System Diagnostic Procedures

Overviews
Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Glossary of Orthopaedic Diagnostic Tests:AAOS
X-rays, CT Scans and MRIs:AAOS


Specific Procedures
Bone Biopsy:RadiologyInfo
Bone Density Scan, Bone Mass Measurement, see Diagnosis of Osteoporosis
CT Scanning of the Spine:RadiologyInfo
Discogram:RadiologyInfo
Electrodiagnostic Testing:AAOS
Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap):RadiologyInfo
MRI of the Musculoskeletal System:RadiologyInfo
MRI of the Spine:RadiologyInfo
Myelography:RadiologyInfo
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound:RadiologyInfo
Bone X-ray (Radiography):RadiologyInfo
Arthography (Joint X-ray):RadiologyInfo


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