Pathophysiology of Orthopaedic Diseases

Pathophysiology of Orthopaedic Diseases
  • 1st Ed.
  • Copyright © 2006, 2009 by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. All rights reserved.
  • Henry J. Mankin MD
  • ISBN-10: 0-89203-416-5 / ISBN-10: 0-89203-635-4 / ISBN-13: 978-0-89203-416-1 / ISBN-13: 978-0-89203-635-6


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Vol I:

Written and edited by renowned orthopaedic surgeon and educator, Henry J. Mankin, MD, Pathophysiology of Orthopaedic Diseases will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the nature and characteristics of 24 featured musculoskeletal diseases.

Dr. Mankins remarkable book is of great value to orthopaedic residents and practitioners alike and distills a lifetime of work and teaching this field. Each chapter presents a unique story, detailing the history, incidence, biologic cause, characteristics, and management of the disease.

Vol II:

Written and edited by renowned orthopaedic surgeon and educator, Henry J. Mankin, MD, this brand-new volume covers historical data and biologic problems to help you understand 33 rare musculoskeletal diseases, their nature, and new approaches to treatment.

Diagnostic features, including the patients physical presentation, imaging studies, laboratory data, pictures and a histologic description of the tissue specimens, work together to help you identify and define clinical nuances. Topics include various malignant and benign tumors, some mucopolysaccharidoses, and an extensive collection of unusual genetic disorders.


Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is an excellent resource for the education of medical students, orthopedic residents, and all physicians involved in the management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Reviewing this book was informative and enjoyable. It should be included in medical libraries in general, and orthopedic libraries in particular."

-- Riad Barmada, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine) Doody's Review



The audience includes physicians and surgeons involved in managing patients with musculoskeletal disorders.


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