Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Yearly Archives: 2015

Paget’s Disease of Bone

Paget’s Disease of Bone, also known as osteitis deformans, is a painful disease of bone remodeling.  Normally in the body, bone is broken down and built up again on a regular basis.  With this disease, bone is broken down more quickly and the new bone that replaces it is more brittle and breaks easily.  Paget’s […]

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma is a type of cancer of the blood cells called plasma cells.  These cells reproduce in the bone marrow and crowd out healthy cells.  They also produce proteins which can cause kidney dysfunction.  Multiple Myeloma is more common in males and in blacks. Signs and symptoms of multiple myeloma can vary and, early […]

Abdominal Angina

Abdominal angina is a vascular disorder of blood vessels in the abdomen similar to the problem in coronary arteries that causes pain in the chest.  The abdominal arteries become occluded with atherosclerotic vascular disease.  After eating a meal, the intestines require additional oxygen and blood to process food.  If the blood vessels are too narrowed, […]

Liver Pain

Liver Pain Liver pain can originate from several areas involving the liver.  Many diseases of the liver cause swelling of the liver itself leading to stretching of the liver capsule.  This pain is often described as dull and located in the mid-epigastric area.  The diaphragm may also be irritated in this situation.  Diaphragmatic irritation may […]


Coccydynia is an uncommon pain located at the tip of the tailbone.  It usually occurs after trauma but many times the cause is unknown.  The symptoms of coccydynia include pain in the tailbone area, sitting, during sex or bowel movements.  The pain may be dull and aching or sharp when pressure is applied to the […]