osteophyte

NOUN
  1. small abnormal bony outgrowth
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  • A CT scan performed within two hours of completing myelography enhances the diagnostic quality and reliability of the imaging study by more accurately depicting osteophytes, disc herniations, and spinal cord contour.
  • That an osteoplastic periostitis has been in existence is witnessed by the appearance along the edges of the bone of numerous outgrowths of bone, termed osteophytes (see Fig. 163). Diseases of the Horse's Foot
  • Many people develop osteophytes along the spine as a result of the degenerative process.
  • Photosensitivity a. is the commonest arthropathy c. anicteric hepatitis b. is characterized by marginal osteophyte formation d. conjunctivitis c. commonly presents with back pain e. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Differentiating acute brachial plexus neuritis from other diagnoses is important so that surgical treatment is not performed for small osteophytes that may be present on MRI, but are not causing the patient's neurologic deficits.
  • Physical examination may reveal effusion and palpable osteophytes.
  • Aggressive surgical techniques to remove osteophytes from the joint can produce low recurrence rates.
  • On X ray there are joint margin excrescences called osteophytes (literally bony growths).
  • In prolonged cases, osteophytes may occur at the dorsal rim of the distal radius or dorsal aspects of the scaphoid or lunate.
  • Patients with cervical radiculopathy present with cervical pain and neurologic deficits resulting from a herniated nucleus pulposus or an osteophyte.
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