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Synonyms for ossify

become bony

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make rigid and set into a conventional pattern

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cause to become hard and bony

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Acute airway obstruction secondary to vocal fold heterotopic ossification.
Key words: Heterotopic ossification, gunshot, avian, golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos
Radiographs showed a heterotopic ossification in the middle third of the leg (Figure 1).
Ossification occurring in muscles and soft tissues is referred to as myositis ossificans.
2) It presents clinically with characteristic short great toes and heterotopic ossification involving multiple sites.
the ossification of the ligament connecting the suspensorium to the ethmoid region (190: 0 [right arrow] 1) and the interhyal (ossified or not) being connected by ligaments to both the hyoid arch and the suspensorium (225: 0 [right arrow] 1) (see Appendix 2).
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Antonioli, "Heterotopic ossifications subsequent to knee arthroplasty," La Chirurgia Degli Organi di Movimento, vol.
But in humans, the conversion of scapular notch into a foramen as a result of ossification of the suprascapular ligament was found in 60(5%) scapulae by Poirier and Charpy (1911).
Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a common complication characterized by abnormal bone formation within muscle and connective tissue following surgical trauma, often observed after total hip arthroplasty.
Diclofenac 75 mg (Ratiopharm GmbH, Ulm, Germany) orally once a day was used as prevention of heterotopic ossifications.
Risk factors associated with heterotopic ossifications in primary total hip arthroplasty] Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb.
Review of literature indicates different surgical approaches for preventing the formation of recurrent synostosis: (1) interposition of inert, synthetic material, upon bony bridge excision, band, or fat graft [2, 3, 7-9]; (2) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), including indomethacin, ibuprofen, tenoxicam, naproxen, flurbiprofen, ketorolac, and diclofenac, which were found tobe effective in preventing the formation of exostoses, while the same was not found for bisphosphonates [3,10]; (3) low-dose radiation treatment (it does not find agreement in the literature regarding its utility for this specific indication, although it was proved effective in preventing the formation of heterotopic hip arthroplasty ossifications [4-6]).
Class III has less than one centimeter of distance between ossifications and Class IV is defined as bony ankylosis.