Concerning the Origin and Nature of Osteoblasts.

  title={Concerning the Origin and Nature of Osteoblasts.},
  author={Adelaide Keith},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  volume={21 2},
  • Adelaide Keith
  • Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Three specimens are described which illustrate the formation of true bone in laparotomy wounds of the epigastric region of the abdomen. The literature dealing with their occurrence is surveyed and it is found that the majority of instances (34 out of 36) occur n laparotomy wounds made in or near the supra-umbilical part of the linea alba. Specimens in the R.C.S. Museum are enumerated illustrating heterotopic formation of bone in organs and parts which have no direct connexion with the skeletal… CONTINUE READING
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