Bone diseases affect the development and structure of bone. They include: *Bone cyst*Bone spur (Osteophytes)*Craniosynostosis *Fibrous dysplasia*Bone tumor*Giant cell tumor of bone*Hypophosphatasia *Osteoporosis*Primary hyperparathyroidism *Klippel-Feil syndrome *Osteitis Condensans Ilii *Osteochondritis Dissecans*Osteochondroma (Bone Tumor)*Osteosarcoma (Bone Tumor)*Osteomyelitis *Osteopenia *Renal Osteodystrophy*Osteomalacia

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Osteomyelitis is an infection of bone, usually caused by pyogenic bacteria ...
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Osteomyelitis
... Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bones. It can be caused by a variety of microbial agents and situations including: An open injury to the bone such as an open fracture with the bone ends piercing ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Klippel Feil Syndrome Information Page
... Klippel-Feil Syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by the congenital fusion of any 2 of the 7 cervical (neck) vertebrae. It is caused by a failure in the normal segmentation or division of the cer...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

   

Bone Diseases Articles

  • Bone Diseases
    ... For information on bone diseases such as: osteoporosis Paget's disease of bone osteogenesis imperfecta primary hyperparathyroidism other metabolic bone diseases and disorders Contact: NIH Osteopor...
  • Genes and Disease: Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
    ... Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is an extremely rare genetic disease that causes muscle to be turned into bone. The condition was first reported in the 17th century by Patin, a French phys...
  • Genes and Disease: Muscle and Bone
    ... The skeleton provides an anchor point against which muscles, attached via tendons, can exert force. There are a number of diseases that are caused by defects in genes important for the formation and f...
  • Kids and Their Bones: A Guide for Parents
    ... Typically, when parents think about their children's health, they don't think about their bones. But building healthy bones by adopting healthy nutritional and lifestyle habits in childhood is...
  • Klippel Feil Syndrome Information Page
    ... Klippel-Feil Syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by the congenital fusion of any 2 of the 7 cervical (neck) vertebrae. It is caused by a failure in the normal segmentation or division of the cer...
  • Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia
    ... Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia (OSMED) is an inherited disorder of bone growth that results in skeletal abnormalities, severe hearing loss, and distinctive facial features. The name of the condit...
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
    ... The medical term "renal" describes things related to the kidneys. Renal osteodystrophy is a bone disease that occurs when your kidneys fail to maintain the proper levels of calcium and phosphorus in y...
  • Weissenbacher-Zweymüller syndrome
    ... Weissenbacher-Zweymüller syndrome is an inherited disorder of bone growth. The condition is characterized by skeletal abnormalities that improve with age, hearing loss, and distinctive facial fea...

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