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58 Possible Causes for Multiple Myeloma, Schmorl's Nodes

  • Osteoporosis

    The traces of Schmorl's nodes were also visible in the upper two lumbar vertebrae.[doi.org] […] to have an IgA myeloma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] myeloma Controllable Risk Factors Not getting enough calcium and vitamin D Not eating enough fruits and vegetables Getting too much protein, sodium, and/or caffeine Being[spineuniverse.com]

  • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

    myeloma - Thalassaemia major - AIDS/HIV - Bone fractures (particularly in the spine or hip) Key Topics Covered: 1.[globenewswire.com] Sclerosis, Multiple myeloma, Osteo-genesis imperfect, Organ transplants, Peridontal disease (Peridontitis), Post Polio, Sickle Cell anemia, Skin disorders, Scoliosis, Synthroid[osteopenia3.com] Disorder Specific radiographic clues osteomalacia Looser zones hyperparathyroidism subperiosteal resorption disseminated multiple myeloma focal lytic lesions It can be fairly[rad.washington.edu]

  • Osteomalacia

    , with light chain cast proximal tubulopathy due to multiple myeloma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diffuse spinal osteopenia may be a manifestation of multiple myeloma.[emedicine.medscape.com] A bone biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of multiple myeloma, and treatment with chemotherapy resulted in cytological and clinical recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    Schmorl's nodes are sometimes widespread in die spines of patients with hyperparathyroidism.[healio.com] Initial knee radiographs demonstrated lucencies of the bony cortex while extensive osteolytic lesions on a routine chest radiograph were suggestive of multiple myeloma or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism apart from multiple myeloma and metastasis was made based on the findings of diffuse osteoporotic changes with multiple lytic lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lumbar Compression Fracture

    The legacy after injury is called a Schmorl's node, which is like an elliptical depression,or scoop, in the top of the vertebra.[simplebackpain.com] Individuals with lumbar compression fractures secondary to malignancies like multiple myeloma or metastasis may present with fever of unknown origin, night sweats, anorexia[symptoma.com] A, A 64-year-old man with multiple myeloma.[ajnr.org]

  • Pathological Fracture

    The biconcavity of the superior and inferior endplates (arrowheads) is a very common finding in benign osteoporotic fractures and Schmorl's nodes. 19 Figure 19: The corresponding[radsource.us] Most doctors believe that plasmacytoma is simply an early, isolated form of multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma occurs spontaneously.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] Further workup showed no evidence of multiple myeloma. This case is unusual given the age and gender of the patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Kyphosis

    These abnormalities are called "Schmorl's nodes".[web.archive.org] myeloma or trauma.[play.google.com] nodes (herniation of disc into vertebral endplate) any neurological symptom or deficit warrants evaluation with MRI Treatment Nonoperative stretching, observation, physical[orthobullets.com]

  • Spinal Osteochondrosis

    These consisted of a “classic” Scheurermann's and an “atypical” type characterized by vertebral end plate changes, disc space narrowing, and anterior Schmorl's nodes, but[doi.org] Patients with ankylosing spondylosis, other inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, fractures, plasmacytoma, multiple myeloma, monoclonal gammopathy, and suspected tumor[bmcmedimaging.biomedcentral.com] In addition, the X-ray will show if there are Schmorl's nodes (the small herniations of disc through the endplates of the vertebrae).[web.archive.org]

  • Bone Necrosis

    nodes - Degenerative disc disease - Coccydynia - Back pain ( Radiculopathy, Neck pain, Sciatica, Low back pain ) Soft tissue disorders muscle : Myositis - Myositis ossificans[wikidoc.org] Among these patients (21 females, 8 males; mean age between 45 and 83 years); 14 were treated for bone metastasis, 12 for multiple myeloma and 3 for osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All the patients were females between the ages of 56 and 71 years; three were treated with bisphosphonates for bone metastasis and one for multiple myeloma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Platyspondyly

    Node[52.62.202.235] DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS Common Multiple Myeloma Osteoporosis Sickle Cell Scheuermann Disease Less Common Metastases, Lytic Osseous Osteogenesis Imperfecta Mucopolysaccharidoses[neupsykey.com] node Heberden's node Knee osteoarthritis Morphological abnormality of the central nervous system Hip pain Exostoses Hypoplastic ischia Childhood-onset short-trunk short stature[mendelian.co]

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