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Bone diseases

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Bone markers - Lab Tests Online AU

How and why Bone Markers are used

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Rickets - Better Health Channel

Rickets is a preventable childhood bone disease caused by a lack of vitamin D.

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Osgood-Schlatter disease - myDr.com.au

Osgood-Schlatter disease causes knee pain in teenagers. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Disease Information

This information from the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland is designed to help you, your family and friends understand and cope with the complex issues of Cancer and bone marrow diseases.

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Perthes' disease - Better Health Channel

Most children with Perthes' disease eventually recover, but it can take anywhere from two to five years.

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Paget's disease of bone - myDr.com.au

Paget's disease of bone is characterised by repeated episodes of increased bone resorption followed by excessive attempts at repair.

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Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide

The Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide aims to provide South Australian women, babies and children with the best possible health facilities.

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Paget's disease of bone - Better Health Channel

Paget's disease of bone is a chronic condition that causes abnormal enlargement and weakening of bone.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Category: Bone, Joint and Muscle Health Topic: Muscle and Tendon Problems Send by email View as PDF Send by post Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a hereditary disorder marked by slowly progressive muscle weakness in the feet, lower legs, hands and forearms, and a mild loss of sensation in limbs, fingers, and toes

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Bisphosphonates | Leukaemia Foundation

Myeloma bone disease is the most common symptom of myeloma. Bisphosphonates are drugs that are used to strengthen and protect the bones in various conditions.

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