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2 August 2017
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Close look on osteomyelitis

2 August 2017, Comments: 0

Osteomyelitis is bone infection brought about by bacteria. This typically affects the long bones in the legs, but also in the arms or in […]

1 August 2017
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What is a bone cyst?

1 August 2017, Comments: 0

A bone cyst is a hole filled with fluid that forms within a bone. A cyst can develop at any age, but generally affects […]

24 July 2017
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Overview on greater trochanteric pain syndrome

24 July 2017, Comments: 0

Greater trochanteric pain syndrome involves the bursae and tendons bordering the greater trochanter. If there is damage to these structures, it triggers pain on […]

21 July 2017
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What is calcaneal apophysitis?

21 July 2017, Comments: 0

Calcaneal apophysitis is characterized as sore inflammation of the growth plate in the heel. It generally develops among children ages 8-14 years old since […]

12 July 2017
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What is spondylolisthesis?

12 July 2017, Comments: 0

Spondylolisthesis is a condition where one of the spinal bones slips out of place onto the vertebra beneath it. In case it slips excessively, […]