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Abstract

The human skeleton performs a dual function, providing mechanical support for the soft tissues while also serving as a mineral reservoir. The morphologic structure of the bone ensures a static load-bearing capacity that is appropriate for ordinary demands.

Keywords

Fibrous Dysplasia Giant Cell Tumor Whiplash Injury Myositis Ossificans Intense Uptake 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anisah el Helou
    • 1
  1. 1.HeidelbergGermany

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