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Synonyms for ankylosis

abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint


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These calcifications can cause continued worsening pain and a progressive decrease in range of motion that may lead to bony ankylosis.
There was massive heterotopic bone development and bony ankylosis surrounding the right TMJ (Figure 8a), a foreign body giant cell reaction secondary to the previous Proplast/Teflon materials, and a severely limited incisal opening of 20 mm with no translation of the right condyle.
However, Durr et al (9) reported on 10 patients (15 TMJs) with bony ankylosis surgically managed with either costochondral grafts, gap arthroplasty, or debridement of heterotopic bone and treated early postoperatively with radiation, 10 Gy in five fractions.