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LeFort II Fractures

Definition LeFort II fracture is a type fracture affecting the middle third of the face. The fracture affects multiple facial bones and is also termed as pyramidal or subzygomatic fracture. It is caused due to [Read More ...]

LeFort III Fracture

Definition LeFort III fracture is also known as transverse fracture, suprazygomatic fracture or high-level facial fracture. It is characterized by a fracture that extends above the zygomatic bones on both the [Read More ...]

Osteomalacia

Definition Osteomalacia is the condition characterized by softening of the bones due to inadequate mineral deposition as a result of the lack of phosphorus and calcium or due to increased resorption calcium [Read More ...]

Osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis? The term osteoporosis is a gradual thinning of bones. In osteoporosis, the bones become weak and fragile increasing the risk of fracture. About half of all women and quarter of men who [Read More ...]

Osteomalacia

Definition Osteomalacia is a term used to describe a group of disorders in which there is a failure of or defective mineralization of bone. Osteomalacia and rickets are both caused due to calcium and vitamin [Read More ...]
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