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- n. Inflammation of bone or bony tissue.
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- n. inflammation of bone
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- n. Inflammation of bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inflammation of bone. Also ostitis.
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- n. inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration
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An orthopedic doctor diagnosed the injury as osteitis pubis, an inflamed pubic bone, and sent him for a bone scan that involved him taking radioactive isotopes.
Most recently, an orthopedic doctor diagnosed the injury as osteitis pubis, an inflamed pubic bone and sent him for a bone scan that involved him taking radioactive isotopes.
I was lying on a table, getting treatment for what my doctor, Hank Sloan, diagnosed as pubalgia, which is technically osteitis pubis.
-- Exostosis of the first and second phalanges is usually due to some form of injury, whether it be a contusion, a lacerated wound which damages the periosteum, or periostititis and osteitis incited by concussions of locomotion, or ligamentous strain.
Those who are advocates of the theory that this type of osteitis with its complications has its origin in the articular portion of the joint, claim that the upright pastern constitutes an important tendency toward ringbone.
[Illustration: Fig. 30 -- Rarefying osteitis wherein articular cartilage was destroyed in a case of arthritis of fetlock joint.]
[Illustration: Fig. 18 -- Rarefying osteitis in chronic ringbone and ossification of lateral cartilages.]
Before there is evidence of an exostosis, diagnosis of ringbone is not easy, for it is then a problem of detecting the presence of a ligamentous sprain, periostitis, or osteitis.
Acromegaly is distinguished from osteitis deformans in that it is limited to hypertrophy of the hands, feet, and face, and it usually begins earlier.
An exaggerated form of the same cervico-thoracic kyphosis is met with in patients suffering from progressive muscular atrophy, poliomyelitis, osteitis deformans of Paget, acromegaly, and many allied conditions in which either the muscular or the mental vigour is deficient, and the patient adopts the cervico-thoracic kyphosis as the attitude of rest.