• bone
  • On each side, the sacrum meets the iliac bone of the pelvis to form the sacroiliac joints of the buttocks. (medicinenet.com)
  • In addition, the cartilage endplates begin thinning, fissures begin to form, and there is sclerosis of the subchondral bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • On further evaluation, the patient is diagnosed with multiple myeloma based upon an IgG kappa monoclonal gammopathy on protein electrophoresis and several lytic bone lesions in the femur and skull on a skeletal bone survey. (rheumatology.org)
  • common
  • 1. Not all arthritis is created equalIn my years in practice as a rheumatologist, I have noted that among patients and the medical community alike, there are some major misconceptions about arthritis.The most common misconception may have come from the slogan "Arthritis: there is no cure. (indigo.ca)
  • disc
  • Each disc forms a fibrocartilaginous joint (a symphysis), to allow slight movement of the vertebrae, and acts as a ligament to hold the vertebrae together. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Rated 5 out of 5 by Trusted_Advisor_Health from Comprehensive Written by 3 Canadian rheumatologists, this book is a comprehensive reference book for people with arthritis. (indigo.ca)