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- adj. Of or pertaining to the periosteum
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Situated around bone; of or pertaining to the periosteum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Investing or covering bone or a bone; of or pertaining to periosteum: as. periosteal tissue; Periosteal vessels.
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A specific type of infectious disease showing up in skeletal remains and identified as the syndrome of periosteal inflammation was present at both sites, but was thirteen times more common at Hardin Village.
Certainly IN A CHILD which Schiavo, obviously was not, the combination of posterior rib fractures, vertebral compression fractures, and distal femoral periosteal elevation is ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY DIAGNOSTIC for child abuse and any radiologist who missed this diagnosis would be subject to disciplinary action from his peers and state licensing board.
"The skull lesions are unlike those of treponemal disease (e.g., congenital syphilis) and the dramatic forearm calcification is unlike anything we have previously witnessed in over 500 cases of adult syphilis, nor in the periosteal reaction that characterizes yaws and bejel -- disorders in which children (though probably not fetuses) are frequently affected."
"The character of the pathology appeared to me to be calcified membranes/tissues, rather than periosteal reaction," he says.
Dugès, in his _Recherches sur l'ostéologie et la myologie des Batraciens_ (1834), distinguished between such bones as are formed by direct ossification of the cartilaginous groundwork of the skull, and such as are developed in the periosteal fibrous tissue.
Loose fragments, by which those freed from their periosteal connections are meant, need removal.
The bullet, passing through, expends the chief part of its energy in driving before it the fragments produced in its direct course, while a minor part of the energy is expended on displacing the lateral fragments, which are pushed to either side without becoming separated from their periosteal attachment.
In this case, without doubt, the subject originally suffered a sub-periosteal fracture of the bone and because the animal was a good self nurse, the brachial fascia supported the radius until the periosteum gave way and the leg dangled.
They are usually sub-periosteal and when the periosteum is left intact or nearly so, no crepitation is discernible.
On the other hand, resolution may occur during the stage of periosteal inflammation, or, an exostosis forms which causes no interference with function.