HST.021 | January IAP 2006 | Graduate
Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology
Course Description
This course covers the growth, development and structure of normal bone and joints, the biomechanics of bone connective tissues, and their response to stress, calcium and phosphate homeostasis. Additional topics include regulation by parathyroid hormone and vitamin D, the pathogenesis of metabolic bone diseases and …
This course covers the growth, development and structure of normal bone and joints, the biomechanics of bone connective tissues, and their response to stress, calcium and phosphate homeostasis. Additional topics include regulation by parathyroid hormone and vitamin D, the pathogenesis of metabolic bone diseases and diseases of connective tissues, joints and muscle with consideration of possible mechanisms and underlying metabolic derangements.
Learning Resource Types
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Illustration of Gout as a devil attacking a foot
The Gout. James Gillray, 1799. From the Philadelphia Museum of Art.