Disease Information for Pathologic fracture

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Unilateral Leg Swelling in Elderly
Rib tenderness
Tobacco Habit/Excess
Back Pain Severe
Bone Pains
Lateral Foot Pain
Plantar Heel Pain
Tender Bones (Long Bones)
Tender bony swelling
Warm bony swelling
Patient in severe pain
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Maffucci syndrome
Patient/Tetanus
Patient/Hyperparathyroidism
Patient/Malabsorption syndrome
Patient/Rheumatoid arthritis
Patient/Dialysis shunt/hemodialysis
Patient/Uremia/Chronic renal disease
Population Group
Aged Adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
URINE Free deoxypyrodinoline (DPD Bone turnover Marker)
URINE Helicel Peptide (HelP Bone turnover Marker)
URINE N-Telopeptide (NTx Bone turnover Marker)
URINE Type-1 Collagen Peptides
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Bone lesion, large
Xray/Long bones abnormality/Skeletal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Femur fracture/neck
Associated Disease & Complications
Femoral neck stress fracture
Fractures, general
Pathologic fractures
Periostitis
Recurrent bone fractures
Rib fracture/pathologic
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Bone disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Process
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
PROCESS/Trauma (category)
PROCESS/Fractures (ex)
Definition

A broken bone caused by disease, often by the spread of cancer to the bone.

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