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The bioarchaeology of metabolic bone disease / Megan B. Brickley, Rachel Ives, Simon Mays.

Author/Creator:
Brickley, Megan, author.
Publication:
London, United Kingdom ; San Diego, CA : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 313 pages : illustrations , 24 cm
Subjects:
Paleopathology.
Bones -- Metabolism -- Disorders.
Human remains (Archaeology).
Medical subjects:
Paleopathology.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction to the study of metabolic bone diseases
2. The study of metabolic bone disease in bioarchaeology
Approaches to the study of metabolic bone disease
Diagnosis of metabolic bone disease in paleopathology
Core concepts
3. Biology and metabolism of mineralised tissues
Bone structure
Bone formation and bone growth
Dental tissues
Osteoimmunology
Core concepts
4. Vitamin C deficiency, scurvy
Scurvy today, epidemiology and current views on aetiology
The biology of skeletal changes
Diagnosis of scurvy in skeletal remains
Paleopathology of scurvy
Anthropological perspectives
Core concepts
5. Vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency today, epidemiology, and current views on aetiology
The biology of changes in mineralised tissues
Diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency in skeletal remains
Paleopathology of rickets, residual rickets, and osteomalacia
Core concepts
6. Age-related bone loss and osteoporosis
Osteoporosis today, epidemiology, and current views on aetiology
The biology of skeletal changes and complications
Diagnosis of age-related osteoporosis in skeletal remains
Paleopathology of osteoporosis
Anthropological perspectives
Core concepts
7. Secondary osteoporosis
Secondary osteoporosis today, epidemiology, and current views on aetiology
The biology of skeletal changes and complications
Diagnosis of secondary osteoporosis in skeletal remains
Paleopathology of secondary osteoporosis
Core concepts
8. Paget's disease of bone
Paget's disease of bone today, epidemiology, and current views on aetiology
The biology of skeletal changes
Diagnosis of Paget's disease of bone in skeletal remains
Palaeopathological cases of Paget's disease of bone
Anthropological perspectives
Core concepts
9. Anaemia
Anaemia today, epidemiology, and current views on aetiology
The biology of skeletal changes and complications
Diagnosis of anaemia in skeletal remains
Paleopathology of anaemia
Core concepts
10. Disease co-occurrence
The biology of skeletal changes and complications in co-occurring conditions
Paleopathology of co-occurrence
Core concepts
11. Overview and directions for future research
Palaeopathological diagnosis
Integration of paleopathology with historical sources
Integration of paleopathology with theoretical approaches
Increasing the relevance of metabolic bone diseases to public health and modern medicine.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mays, Simon, author.
ISBN:
9780081010204
0081010206
9780081022788
0081022786
OCLC:
1040615679
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