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Supraspinatus tendinitis (painful arc syndrome)

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Supraspinatus tendinitis by professional health specialists.
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Endochondroma (chondroma; Ollier’s disease)

Chondroma is a benign (does not spread throughout body) tumour of cartilage. When chondromas form within the medullary cavity within the bone they are called endochondromas. Olliers disease is a syndrome when a person suffers from many endochondromas.

Celebrex May Protect Osteoarthritic Cartilage

The results of laboratory studies suggest that celecoxib, a cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) selective inhibitor sold in the US under the trade-name […]
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Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of tennis elbow information by professional health specialists.
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Medial epicondylitis (tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow)

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Medial epicondylitis by professional health specialists.
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Sudeck’s atrophy (reflex sympathetic dystrophy, complex regional pain syn…

What is Sudeck’s atrophy (Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, Complex regional pain syndrome 1) Statistics on Sudeck’s atrophy (Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, Complex […]
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Achondroplasia (dwarfism)

Achondroplasia is a disorder of bone growth that causes the most common form of dwarfism. It is characterised by a trunk of normal length, short broad limbs, an enlarged skull, small face and flattened nose bridge. Intelligence and reprductive function are unaffected.
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Osteitis fibrosa cystica

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Osteitis fibrosa by professional health specialists.
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Avascular necrosis (AVN; osteonecrosis; aseptic necrosis; ischaemic necrosis; f…

Avascular necrosis (AVN) is cellular death of the components of bone, including the bone marrow, due to the impairment of the bones own blood supply. In the early stages of avascular necrosis, there are no symptoms. However, as the disease progresses most people will begin to...

Folic Acid Keeps Arthritis Patients on Methotrexate

About two-thirds of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with methotrexate can continue using this drug for at least 5 […]