bone spur


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bone spur

n.
An abnormally occurring bony outgrowth, as on the heel or a spinal vertebra, that occurs as a result of osteoarthritis or chronic inflammation. Also called osteophyte.
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Stage 2, mild OA, results in more bone spur growth, and cartilage will be thinner on imaging (x-ray, MRI).
Donald Trump avoided the Vietnam War because of an alleged "bone spur" diagnosed by the wealthy Trump family doctor.
Berry reportedly has a specific type of bone spur in his heel called a (https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/chiefs-eric-berry-reportedly-has-achilles-deformity-may-require-patience-in-recovery/) Haglund's deformity .
Totilas has been withdrawn after suffering a painful reaction to an already-existing bone spur.
Once Fair--Amniox Medical's president and CEO--concluded his fictional trip to the past to repeat his bone spur surgery (only this time there would be no scarring), he might be tempted to jump ahead a few decades to preview future technology in orthobiologics.
Glasser's only concern was that, during surgery, he had noticed that Levine had a bone spur in a nearby disc.
It could be plantar fasciitis or a bone spur," trainer Andrea Partland tells us.
Liu had four pieces of bone removed from the Achilles tendon, including a bone spur between the tendon and the ankle bone which was the cause of his withdrawal in his first-round heat at the Bird's Nest stadium in August.
Fifteen cases of posterior ankle impingement (PAI) underwent arthroscopic excision of an impinging bone spur. All the patients (13) were retrospectively evaluated at an average of 36 months after index surgery.
The 25-year-old left-hander had a bone spur removed from an ankle, a problem that has troubled him for several years, and he is unlikely to be allowed to resume training before Christmas.
"The injury where I hurt myself skiing has gone but the shoulder injury is hereditary and still there and I am going to have to have a bone spur shaved down.
Hill said: "The surgeons found a bone spur in the actual tendon which was growing in the wrong place.