diaphysis


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the main (mid) section of a long bone

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Bone scintigraphy of the patients revealed increased uptake in femoral diaphysis.
where, initial BMD of diaphysis = initial bone mineral density of diaphysis in the femur (mm Aluminum); [R.
A) Representative photomicrographs of trabecular and cortical bone from the metaphysis and diaphysis regions of the proximal tibia as scanned by [micro]CT.
They focus on radiologic aspects of emergency medical care that are pitfalls in the examination, diagnosis, and understanding of emergency medical problems, such as skull and brain trauma, cervical spine injuries, the pediatric cervical spine, abdominal emergencies, the pelvis, diaphysis, and other areas.
In internal rotation, athletes demonstrated a scapula and a humerus that behave as a block when they spin around the diaphysis.
After undergoing an initial course of chemotherapy, the patient sustained a pathologic fracture through the distal femoral diaphysis while he was an outpatient.
Lesions centered in the epiphysis will probably be different from radiographically similar lesions centered in the metaphysis or diaphysis.
Interstitial growth at a specialised area of long bone near the epiphysis known as the epiphyseal (growth) plate, where cartilage cells (chondrocytes) eventually enlarge and degenerate, and are replaced by osteoblasts and osteocytes invading from the diaphysis towards the space created at the plate by the degenerating chondrocytes.
1b) consisted of the diaphysis only, representing a total length >892 mm.
In the literature, subtrochanteric diaphysis stress and failure fractures have been defined associated with long term bisphosphonate use.
The patient also had shoulder involvement and a huge (9 x 2 cm) tumor with erosion of the head, neck, and diaphysis of the left humerus seen on x-rays.
Diaphyseal aclasis is a rare genetic skeletal condition due to developmental abnormalities of the growth plate causing multiple cartilage covered exostoses to form on the surface of the metaphysis or the adjacent diaphysis region of long bones.
Progressive diaphyseal dysplasia, also known as Camurati-Engelmann disease (CED), is a rare autosomal dominant bone disorder caused by mutations in the transforming growth factor beta 1 (TGF- [beta]1) gene and characterized by cortical thickening of the diaphysis of tubular bones with sparing of the epiphysis and low bone mineral density.
Bilateral fractures of the femur diaphysis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis on long-term alendronate: clues to the mechanism of increased bone fragility.
Zimmer MotionLoc Screws provide fixation in the far cortex of the diaphysis (shaft) of the bone and are locked into the plate.