Diagnostic Radiology/Musculoskeletal Imaging/Basic Science

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Histogenesis of developing bone[edit]

  1. Intramembranous ossification
  2. Endochondral ossification
  3. Remodeling

Bone anatomy[edit]

  1. Cellular constituents
    1. Osteoblasts
    2. Osteoclasts
  2. Non cellular constituents
    1. Organic matrix
    2. Inorganic matrix

Bone physiology[edit]

  1. Mineralization of bone
  2. Calcium homeostasis
  3. Bone resorption
  4. Bone formation
  5. Humoral regulation
    1. Parathyroid hormone
    2. Calcitonin
    3. Vitamin D
    4. Osteoprotegerin
    5. Other humoral factors