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Bones Bone Pathology Buzzwords

Eburnation - Osteoarthritis
Osteoclast activating factor - Multiple Myeloma
Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 3 - Achondroplasia
Blue Sclera - Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Marble or dense bones - Osteopetrosis
Mosaic pattern - Paget Disease of the bone
Increased hat size - Paget Disease of the bone
Postmenopausal women - Osteoporosis
Very cold or very hot weather - Rickets
Brodie abscess - Osteomyelitis
Sickle Cell Disease - Avascular necorsis of the femoral head
Brown tumors - Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica
Intense pain - Osteoid Osteoma
Hands and feet bone tumors - Enchondroma
Codman's Triangle - Osteogenic Sarcoma
Soap bubble or Egg shell X ray appearance - Giant cell tumor
Psuedorossettes microscopic pattern - Ewing sarcoma
Blastic matastatic lumbar vertebral tumors - Prostate CA
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Very nice work
but I think there are other causes for blue sclera and in bone pathology itself such as rheumatoid arthritis, Ehlors Danlos, Marfan, Corticosteroids, Normal variation ...etc
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How about adding Sunburst appearance to osteosarcoma
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why very cold or very hot weather points to rickets ?
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why very cold or very hot weather points to rickets ?
Very cold or very hot weather makes the baby living indoor all the time which mean less sun exposure which means less vitamin D which means rickets
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Carbonic Anhydrase II mutation found in?
Osteopetrosis
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