Within one week new trabeculae appear in fibrocartilaginous callus Callus

Within one week new trabeculae appear in

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•Within one week new trabeculae appear in fibrocartilaginous callus •Callus converted to bony (hard) callus of spongy bone •~2 months later firm union forms Bone Fracture Repair
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Begins during body callus formation •Continues for several months •Excess material on diaphysis exterior and within medullary cavity removed •Compact bone laid down to reconstruct shaft walls •Final structure resembles original because responds to same mechanical stressors Bone Fracture Repair
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↑ Calcitonin Calcium is used in the body for: nervous impulse transmission muscle contraction
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1. Simple/Closed 2. Compound/Opened 3. Comminuted 4. Compression 5. Spiral 6. Epiphyseal 7. Depressed 8. Greenstick
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Simple/Closed Fracture Bone breaks cleanly, but does not penetrate the skin Compound/Open Fracture Broken ends of bone protrude out of the skin
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Osteoporosis Bone resorption outpaces deposit - Spongy bone of spine and neck of femur most susceptible - Vertebral and hip fractures common - Dues to hormone imbalance, insufficient exercise, poor diet - Treatments include Calcium and Vitamin D supplements, weight bearing exercises, hormone replacement therapy low estrogen & high parathyroid hormone increases resorption
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