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Fracture Education : Anatomic differences: child vs. adult adult bone structure


The outer shell of the long bone is made of cortical bone also known as up of yellow marrow in the adult and red marrow in the child.

A bone is a rigid organ that constitutes part of the vertebrate skeleton. Bones protect the various organs of the body, produce red and white blood cells, store minerals, provide structure and support for the body, . In adults, red marrow is mostly found in the bone marrow of the femur, the ribs, the vertebrae and pelvic bones.

The bone remodeling process regulates the gain and loss of bone mineral density in the adult skeleton and directly influences bone strength. Thorough.

Skeletal System Anatomy in Adults. Updated: Jul 28, 2015. Author: Murali Poduval, MBBS, MS, DNB; Chief Editor: Thomas R Gest, PhD more Share; Email.