From the case: Disuse osteopenia

System: Musculoskeletal
Section: Gamuts
Tag: hand
Modality: X-ray

- “ This 30 year old male has been a quadriplegic for a number of years after a cervical fracture-dislocation.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Disuse osteopenia - “ Disuse osteopenia is the localized loss of bone secondary to the lack of normal mechanical stresses on the bone. This is usually due to decreased ...”
  • Regional osteopenia - “ Regional osteopenia describes a localized or regional decrease in bone mineral density.   Pathology Etiology disuse osteopenia (usually an aggr...”

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