Emerging Orthopedic Conditions

Chapter

Abstract

Successful development and better nutrition are modifying the incidence, severity, and causes of orthopedic diseases—both trauma and age- and lifestyle-related conditions.

Keywords

Sugar Obesity Arthritis Osteoporosis Corticosteroid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Gosselin
    • 1
  • El Hadji Ibrahima Diop
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryInstitute for Global Orthopedics and Traumatology, UCSFSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Orthopedics Surgery, St Christipher Iba Mar Diop Medical SchoolUein University Dakar SenegalDakarSenegal

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