terms related to osteopathies and chondropathies - chapter 3

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terms related to osteopathies and chondropathies - chapter 3
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  1. softening of the cartilage
    chondromalacia
  2. inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs
    costochondritis
  3. misshaped bone resulting from inflammation. Also known as Paget's disease of the bone
    osteitis deformans
  4. ***softening of bone caused by loss of minerals from the bony matrix as a result of vitamin D deficiency. When occurs in childhood it's called rickets
    ***osteomalacia
  5. ***inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
    ***osteomyelitis
  6. ***loss of bone mass, which results in the bones being fragile and at risk for fractures. Osteopenia refers to a less severe bone mass loss
    ***osteoporosis

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