UPPER LIMB PATHOLOGY

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UPPER LIMB PATHOLOGY
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  1. Bone metastases
    Bone metastasis refers to transfer of disease or cancerous lesions from one organ or part that may not be directly connected.
  2. Bursitis Bursitis (ber-si′-tis) is
    inflammation of the bursae or fluid- filled sacs that enclose the joints
  3. Carpal tunnel syndrome
    common painful disorder of the wrist and hand that results from compression of the median nerve as it passes through the center of the wrist;
  4. Fracture
    A fracture (frak′-chur) is a break in the structure of bone caused by a force
  5. barton’s fracture:
    Fracture and dislocation of the posterior lip of the distal radius involving the wrist joint
  6. bennett’s fracture:
    Fracture of the base of the first metacarpal bone,
  7. boxer’s fracture:
    Transverse fracture that extends through the metacarpal neck
  8. Colles’ fracture:
    Transverse fracture of the distal radius
  9. Smith’s fracture:
    Reverse of Colles’ fracture, or transverse frac- ture of the distal radius
  10. Joint effusion refers to .
    accumulated fluid (synovial or hemorrhagic) in the joint cavity
  11. osteoarthritis
    is a noninflammatory joint disease
  12. Bone neoplasia refers to
    bone tumors or neo- plasms
  13. “Skier’s thumb” refers to
    a sprain or tear of the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb
  14. Rheumatoid  arthritis is
    a chronic systemic disease with inflammatory changes throughout the connective tissues;
  15. Paget’s disease  is
    a common chronic skeletal disease
  16. Osteoporosis refers to
    reduc- tion in the quantity of bone or atrophy of skeletal tissue
  17. Osteopetrosis ) is
    a hereditary disease marked by abnormally dense bone
  18. Osteomyelitis is
    a local or gen- eralized infection of bone or bone marrow

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