musculoskeletal toxicity

musculoskeletal toxicity

[‚məs·kyə·lō¦skel·ət·əl ‚tak′sis·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Adverse effects to the structure and/or function of the muscles, bones, and joints caused by exposure to a toxic chemical, such as coal dust or cadmium. Also, the bone disorders arthritis, fluorosis, and osteomalacia can result.
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sup][27],[33],[41],[42],[43],[48],[49],[50],[51],[52],[53],[54],[55] The incidence of hepatic and musculoskeletal toxicity and the adherence of medication were pooled using the Mantel-Haenszel Method with random effect model (STATA 11.
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