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Illustration of a man who have Gigantism

Gigantism: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outlook

Overview The endocrine system plays a pivotal role in the body. It helps produce, release and control the hormones for various body processes. If the...
A physiotherapist make exercise to an older women who suffer from osteoporosis

Osteoporosis: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Overview The bones are very important in the body. They play an important role in the overall function of the body. The bones provide a...

Legg Calve Perthes Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment

Overview Mobility is an important aspect of life, especially for kids. Children love to run around, chase their pets and play with their friends. Any...
acromegaly

Acromegaly: Symptoms, Causes, Complications, Risks, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outlook

Overview The different hormones in the body are responsible for various body systems and functions. The pituitary gland is a pea-sized structure situated at the...
Osteomalacia vs Normal

Osteomalacia: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Prognosis

Overview  Osteomalacia is a dysfunction of bone mineralization. It is much less common than osteoporosis and can only be definitively diagnosed through bone biopsy. The...
Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Overview Osteomyelitis is an inflammation of the bone. Usually, bacteria are the etiologic agents, but fungal infections can also occur. Osteomyelitis in children is primarily...
Rickets vs normal

Rickets: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment, Outlook and Prevention

  Overview Rickets is more prevalent in developing countries. Unlike developing countries, the United States was able to eradicate the nutritional form of the disease in...
Fibrous dysplasia

Fibrous Dysplasia: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

  Overview The skeletal system is a very important part of the body. The bones and muscles provide strength, support, movement, blood cell production, and calcium...
man suffring from Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease): Types, Symptoms, Risks, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

Overview Over the past years, genetic disorders have been taking a toll on the lives of the people affected. One of the most debilitating genetic...

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