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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. It is a reliable treatment for destructive war injuries that defy reconstruction of useful joint6.
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.
The patient subsequently developed Type II bony ankylosis in left TMJ, which was diagnosed on clinical examination, and computed tomography.
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.
Cherukupally et al showed that bony ankylosis of the footplate was associated with an air-bone gap of greater than 30 dB.
X-rays of the involved joints did not show any erosions or bony ankylosis, although some degeneration with osteophyte formation was evident in both knees.