exostosis


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ex·os·to·sis

 (ĕk′sŏ-stō′sĭs)
n. pl. ex·os·to·ses (-sēz)
A bony growth on the surface of a bone or tooth.

[Greek exostōsis : ex-, out of; see exo- + osteon, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots + -ōsis, -osis.]

exostosis

(ˌɛksɒˈstəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) an abnormal bony outgrowth from the surface of a bone
[C18: via New Latin from Greek, from ex-1 + osteon bone]

exostosis

a knot growing on the stem or root of a plant. See also bones.
See also: Plants
an abnormal calcareous growth on a bone or tooth. See also plants.
See also: Bones
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exostosis - a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
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La exostosis digital de los pacientes sometidos a estudio para la aplicacion del tratamiento con interposicion de PAAG, eran de presentacion solitaria y unilateral corroborando la literatura existente.
In two separate operations, he underwent a canaloplasty with removal of the exostosis.
(34) Interestingly, although there was radiographic evidence of arthrosis (progressive exostosis with joint space narrowing), there was no correlation with clinical outcome.
Hereditary multiple exostosis is a disorder in which an osseous projection capped by cartilage develops on the metaphyses of long bones [1]; the lesion is present in the femoral proximal metaphysis in 25% of patients [2].
DISCUSSION: Osteochondroma Synonym(s): solitary osteocartilaginous exostosis [osteo- + G.
La exostosis, segun define Canella (4) es una hipertrofia parcial circunscrita a la superficie de un hueso que puede aparecer como una lesion aislada o de forma multiple, constituyendo entonces la denominada Exostosis Multiple Hereditaria.
It is associated with deformation of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, a lateral deviation of the big toe resulting in a medial deviation of the first metatarsal bone, forming an exostosis, and may be accompanied by bursitis and joint inflammation [1,2].
Furthermore, the SP may mimic exostosis and bony tumors (osteochondromas) (Mutnuru & Perubhotla, 2016; Tubbs et al.), thus, knowledge of this anatomic variant and its prevalence may be useful to the differential diagnosis of neurovascular bundle compression.
(24) Evidence of an exostosis at the metacarpal neck may denote a chronic, rather than acute, UCL tear.
The main differential diagnosis is exostosis. However, exostoses, which occur only in the external auditory canal, are non-tumoral multiple, bilateral, broad-based elevations of the tympanic bone in response to repeated exposure to cold water, whereas osteomas [8] are solitary, unilateral, pedunculated tumors of unknown origin that may invade the middle ear.
-j., "Computer-assisted local resection for exostosis osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle", Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 24, no.