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Infection and inflammation of the bone or the bone marrow can be classified as acute or chronic.
About 15-30% of normal children before and after school age often suffer from limb pain when they grow up, which is diagnosed as "growing pains" by doctors.
Osteoporosis is a phenomenon of bone loss, where the bone mineral density eventually declines to a state lower than the sustaining power for human body, the body will likely to encounter skeletal deformation and bone fracture.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic and progressive inflammatory joint disease that can affect all of peripheral joints.
The conventional medications used for rheumatoid arthritis include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease, which is caused by the imbalance between osteoblasts and osteoclasts, thus easily leading to fragility fracture of the spine and hip.
It is very important to detect osteoporosis early or whether the patient is at high risk for osteoporosis.
Serum uric acid level for a normal adult is below 7.0g/dl, and there are 15% of people leveled under high risk group in Taiwan; as to alcoholics, they are 50% higher in chance in reaching high serum uric acid level. For your own health, have your serum uric acid level checked.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic and systemic inflammatory disease, which needs close attention to prevent comorbidity.