Tags : bone pathology

Plummer-Vinson Syndrome with Mutilans Rheumatoid Arthritis

I recently came across some strange x-rays of a hand. At first, I thought the deformation of the bone and hand tissue was perhaps due to an accident of some sort, but the longer I looked at the x-ray, the less sense that made to me. After some research, I learned that what I was […]Read More

Paget’s Disease of the Bone

Paget's disease is a disorder that affects that bone remodeling process. The bones that are affected will begin producing new bone faster than it should, and the new bone is usually not quality.Read More

Bone Pathology: A Look at Osteosarcoma of the Skull

“Osteosarcoma is an aggressive malignant neoplasm arising from primitive transformed cells of mesenchymal origin that exhibit osteoblastic differentiation and produce malignant osteoid.” That is a fancy way of saying BONE CANCER   Osteoblasts are cells  that synthesize, or make, bone. Sometimes, it doesn’t work like it’s supposed to. When there is not enough nutrient minerals, the osteoblast are dysfunctional and the bone doesn’t […]Read More