What does it mean in the spinal X-ray when it says, "These could not be ruled out as new or old fractures?" Thar means there isn’t any previous scans or x-rays of that particular area to use in comparison to the new x-ray. So, there’s no way to tell how old long ago the fracture occurred. What other terms in this case study refer to structures and conditions of the musculoskeletal system? Compression fractures, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis Lumbar Spine, Degenerative Joint Disease of the T&L (thoracic and lumbar) spine, T12, L1, L2, L3, and L4 vertebrae. Hip replacement and Distal radius fracture. After studying the material, summarize or paraphrase any information that you use in response to the discussion questions this week. Be sure and cite your source appropriately. Do not copy and paste. Rotator cuff tendinitis is irritation and inflammation of the tendons and bursa, it can be caused by repetitive motion or overuse.
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