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Synonyms for ankylosis

abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint


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Elbow arthodesis is a salvage procedure that results in joint fusion and bony ankylosis.
Kim, "Total knee arthroplasty in bony ankylosis in gross flexion," The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery--British Volume, vol.
In patients with bony ankylosis, osteotomy of the neck of the femur was done in situ with a power saw and reaming was done until pulvinar tissue is seen.
It is classified to as either fibrous or bony ankylosis though fibrous ankylosis will subsequently progress into bony ankylosis.
The Resnick radiographic criteria for the diagnosis of DISH include: (a) the presence of flowing ossification and calcification along the antero-lateral aspect of at least four contiguous vertebral bodies, (b) the preservation of intervertebral disk heights in the involved vertebrae, and (c) the absence of apophyseal joint bony ankylosis and sacroiliac joint erosion (5).
Bony ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint: Follow up of 70 patients treated with Arthroplasty and acrylic spacer interposition.