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Bone disorder

Also known as Bone Disease

Bone disease refers to the medical conditions which affect the bone.

Source: Wikipedia

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with bone disorder, 36% report having back pain, 27% report having knee pain, and 25% report having shoulder pain. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of bone disorder are bones are painful, stiffness all over, and muscle stiffness or tightness, although you may still have bone disorder without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with bone disorder often receive radiographic imaging procedure, hematologic tests, examination of breast, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), lipid panel, bone density scan, pelvis exam and mammography .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with bone disorder include alendronate, ergocalciferol, risedronate (actonel), ibandronate (boniva), raloxifene (evista), letrozole (femara), anastrozole (arimidex), calcitonin, calcium citrate, zoledronic acid (reclast), cellulose, infliximab (remicade) and etanercept (enbrel) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for bone disorder include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.4x
15-29 years
0.3x
30-44 years
0.4x
45-59 years
1.2x
60-74 years
2.7x
75+ years
2.1x

Sex

Male
0.5x
Female
1.4x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.7x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.1x
Other
1.2x
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