RADD 2711 Lecture 5 Summer 2011

RADD 2711 Lecture 5 Summer 2011 - OSTEOMALACIA RICKETS...

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OSTEOMALACIA RICKETS. &
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OSTEOMALACIA “osteomalacia” = softening of bone A lack of Ca++ deposited in osteoid tissue (  uncalcified osteoid tissue) “adult rickets”
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OSTEOMALACIA QUANTITY  of bone = NORMAL **QUALITY  of bone =  **
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OSTEOMALACIA Causes of Osteomalacia and Rickets: Vit D, Ca++, and or P deficiency Gastric abnormalities – absorption Biliary diseases Renal diseases
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OSTEOMALACIA CLINICAL FINDINGS: General muscle weakness Bone pain on palpation Deformities –weight –bearing
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OSTEOMALACIA RADIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS:  bone density (low bone mineral content) Mottled trabecular pattern Loss of cortical definition – thinner Pseudo-fractures  (insufficiency fracture) Deformities
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OSTEOMALACIA PSEUDO-FRACTURES: AKA: Looser lines Milkman’s syndrome Umbau Zones
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course RADD 2711 taught by Professor Melissaloschiavo during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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RADD 2711 Lecture 5 Summer 2011 - OSTEOMALACIA RICKETS...

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