spina

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spina

(ˈspaɪnə)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the spine
Translations

spi·na

n. spina, espina.
1. protuberancia en forma de espina;
2. la espina o columna vertebral.
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treated 37 patients with foot tuberculosis and observed five patterns of lesion radiologically, namely (i) Cystic type: this pattern is more common in calcaneum, (ii) Rhuemotoid type: appears as a coalesced mass of the bone and seen in midfoot involvement, (iii) Subperiosteal type: subperiosteal scalloping of bone was noted on the outer surface of the cuboid, the base of the fifth metatarsal and talar head, (iv) Kissing type: lesion was present in one joint and symmetrical scalloped lesions had developed on the adjacent articular surfaces of the bones, (v) Spina ventosa type: found in the short tubular bone of the foot.
Short bones of hand and foot were presented with typical fusiform expansion of bone with septation and cortical thinning, the so called spina ventosa lesion (Figure; 2a and