Brodie’s abscess

  Translucent lesion with well defined margin and sclerotic rim usually in the metaphysis of a long bone without ballooning

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Bone Necrosis

  Death of bone from ischaemia ie reduction in O2 supply below that required to sustain life of the cellular

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Blount’s Disease

  Growth disturbance of medial aspect of the proximal tibial physis resulting in medial angulation of the tibia in the

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Axonotmesis

  Incomplete division of a nerve such that the axons are divided but endoneural tubes are undamaged and spontaneous recovery

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Asepsis

  Preventing wound contamination by ensuring that only sterile material makes contact with the wound and that airborne transmission of

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Antiseptics

  (Mild disinfectants) Relatively non-toxic non-irritant anti microbial agents ® can be applied topically to the body

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

A chronic infammatory condition affecting predominantly the spine and sacro-iliac joints characterised by osseous proliferation and is associated with HLA

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Aneurysmal Bone Cyst

  Benign lesion of bone characterised by lytic expansion of the bone with cavernous blood filled spaces and fibrous septae

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