Bone Disorders

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  1. Anatomy of the Bone

    A typical bone in your body contains three types of tissue—a hard outer tissue, a sponge-like inner tissue, and smooth tissue at the ends.

  2. Avascular Necrosis

    Detailed information on avascular necrosis, including causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  3. Benign Bone Tumors

    Detailed information on the most common benign bone tumors, including chondroblastoma, enchondroma, giant cell tumor, and osteochondroma

  4. Bone Cancers

    Detailed information on bone cancers, including chondrosarcoma, ewings sarcoma, myeloma bone disease, multiple myeloma, and osteosarcoma

  5. Bone Disorders

    Detailed information on bone disorders, including avascular necrosis, fibrous dysplasia, osteogenesis imperfecta, osteomyelitis, Paget's disease of the bone, and primary hyperparathyroidism

  6. Chondroblastoma

    A chondroblastoma is a rare type of benign bone tumor that originates from cartilage.

  7. Chondrosarcoma

    Chondrosarcoma is a malignant type of bone cancer that primarily affects the cartilage cells of the femur, arm, pelvis, knee, and spine.

  8. Diagnostic Procedures for Bone Disorders

    Detailed information on diagnostic procedures for bone disorders, including bone densitometry, radionuclide bone scan, and biopsy

  9. Enchondroma

    Enchondromas are the most common type of hand tumor. Although they may affect people of any age, they are most common between ages 10 and 20.

  10. Ewing Sarcoma in Adults

    Ewing sarcoma can occur in any bone, but is most often found in the extremities and can involve muscle and the soft tissues around the tumor site.

  11. Fibrous Dysplasia

    Fibrous dysplasia is a chronic disorder in which bone expands because of abnormal development of fibrous tissue.

  12. Giant Cell Tumor

    Giant cell tumors most often appear in the knee, but they can also involve the bones of the arms and the legs, or the flat bones such as the breastbone or pelvis.

  13. Glossary - Bone Disorders

    Glossary of terms relating to bone disorders written for patients and consumers

  14. Home Page - Bone Disorders

    Detailed information on the anatomy of human bones and the most common bone disorders

  15. Myeloma Bone Disease / Multiple Myeloma

    Myeloma bone disease is cancer that affects certain white blood cells called plasma cells.

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