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part of the sirloin next to the wedge bone

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Group 1 involved enchondromas in short tubular bones only in hands and feet, group 2 involved only long tubular bones and flat bones (scapula and pelvis), and group 3 involved both short and long flat bones.
Flat bones are less commonly affected, with the ilium and scapula most often involved.
Previous studies have emphasized a predominance of long bone involvement [3]; however, the most recently reported study of a large series with 131 patients with primary bone lymphoma showed that long bones and flat bones were equally affected [15].
The rare congenital condition occurs when two of the flat bones that make up the skull fuse together along their margins too early during fetal development, hindering brain growth.
Flat bones consist of two layers of compact bone with a zone of cancellous bone sandwiched between them.
1, 2) The tumour is mainly located in the long tubular bones of the lower extremity and the pelvis, less frequently in the vertebral column, upper extremity, and flat bones.
They are expansile, usually serous fluid-containing defects of the tubular and flat bones, discovered in patients between 2 and 72 years old.
Bone marrow is made in the flat bones of the breastbone and hips.
The Company's regeneration products consist of two bone growth stimulation devices, the OL1000, approved by the FDA in 1994, which utilizes patented Combined Magnetic Field technology to deliver a highly specific, low-energy signal for the non-invasive treatment of an established nonunion fracture acquired secondary to trauma, excluding vertebrae and all flat bones, and SpinaLogic(R), a state-of-the-art device used as an adjunct to primary lumbar spinal fusion surgery for one or two levels, approved by the FDA in late 1999.
The lesions occur in both the tubular and the flat bones and may be intraosseous or subperiosteal.
There, several flat bones meet, but have stuck together to make part of your skull.
Bone is formed independently of cartilage as "membranous" bone, particularly in the flat bones such as the skull, but it is still adjacent to a cartilage template.
The CMF OL1000 and OL1000SC devices are indicated for non-invasive treatment of an established nonunion acquired secondary to trauma, excluding vertebrae and all flat bones.
The most common type of enchondromatosis is Ollier disease, a disorder characterized by multiple enchondromas arising in tubular and flat bones and sparing the skull and spine.