Bone Tumor

A bone tumor is a neoplastic growth of tissue in bone. Abnormal growths found in the bone can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Symptoms: The most common symptom of bone tumors is pain, which will gradually increase over time. A person may go weeks, months, and sometimes years before seeking help; the pain increases with the growth of the tumor. Additional symptoms may include fatigue, fever, weight loss, anemia, and unexplained bone fractures. Many patients will not experience any symptoms, except for a painless mass. Some bone tumors may weaken the structure of the bone, causing pathologic fractures Read More...

Acute back pain

 

Pain the word itself gives Pain!!!

Pain can be Acute, sub acute or chronic. As article is on acute back pain which means “a type of pain that typically lasts < 3 to 6 months or pain that directly related to soft tissues damage”. The most common cause may be muscle spasms or strain or tear in the muscles & ligamets supporting the back.Read More...

Bone Cancer: Early diagnosis can save limb & life

Bone cancer refers to cancers which start in bone, it can be cancer of bone itself or it may be any cancer of body which spared to bone. Most common symptom are pain & swelling in affected area It can be diagnosed by several tests as tray, MRI, CI Scan & if suspected then biopsy is done, It should be done by a doctor who has got special training in bone tumours, i.e. Orthopaedic Oncosurgeon Depending upon disease, your orthopaedic oncologist will decide whether to give chemotherapy/ Radiotherapy or to proceed with surgery Proper treatment by an orthopaedic oncosurgeon can save limb & life (Limb Salvage Surgery) Read More...