Musculoskeletal and joint disorders

S. R. Prabhu

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This chapter deals with common musculoskeletal and joint disorders of dental interest. The disease entities discussed include muscular dystrophies, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Paget's disease of the bone, and fibrous dysplasia. Each disease entity starts with the definition or description followed by its causes, symptoms, signs, investigations employed and principles of management. Where relevant, the oral and dental aspects of musculoskeletal and joint disorders are also described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice
Subtitle of host publicationA System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations
PublisherNova Science Publishers Inc
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781634630283
ISBN (Print)9781634630061
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Dentistry


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