metaphysis


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Related to metaphysis: endosteum, diaphysis, medullary cavity, epiphyseal line, metaphysicist

metaphysis

[mə′ta·fə·səs]
(anatomy)
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A) Representative photomicrographs of trabecular and cortical bone from the metaphysis and diaphysis regions of the proximal tibia as scanned by [micro]CT.
The protocol assigns grades to specific maturity indicators for the radius, ulna, carpals, metacarpals plus phalanges of the first, third and fifth rays, and utilizes ratios of linear measurements of the widths of the epiphysis and metaphysis of the long bones.
Radiographic features of tumour Location Eccentric in metaphysis of long bones Appearance Mixed areas of lysis and sclerosis Tumour margin Ill-defined, permeative infiltration into normal bone cortex violated without expanding bony contour Tumour matrix Cloud-like appearance with areas of calcification Periosteal reaction Codman's triangle or sunburst sign Soft-tissue extension Large circumferential soft-tissue mass Table 3.
Lesions centered in the epiphysis will probably be different from radiographically similar lesions centered in the metaphysis or diaphysis.
A plain radiograph showed gross abnormality of the left femoral shaft, and subsequent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a mass extending from the greater trochanter to the distal metaphysis.
He presented to his local orthopaedic department where repeated radiographs (Figure 1) illustrated decreased cortical definition of the exostosis arising from the medial femoral metaphysis 15cm above the knee joint.
Increased bone density without modifcation of bone shape Osteopetrosis precocious type Generalised AR delayed type Type 1 uniform AD intermediate type Type 2 endobones with renal tubular Generalised AR AR acidosis Similar other types Axial osteosclerosis osteomesopyknosis Focal sclerosis AD AR with bamboo hair in vertebrae/pelvis Pycnodysostosis Generalised AR Osteosclerosis Cortical AD Stanesu type thickening of long bones, defcient facial sinus development Osteopathia striata Radiodense SP XLD isolated with striations on all cranial sclerosis bones with cranial sclerosis Sponastrime Striated AR dysplasia metaphysis Melorheostosis Flowing SP hyperostosis Osteopoikilosis Radiodense spots AD Mixed sclerosing Combined pattern SP bone dysplasia 2.
In the case of osteitis, one or two drill holes should be made in the metaphysis to drain the medullary cavity.
Of the 19 lesions of the long bones of the lower and upper extremity, 16 (84%) were in the metaphysis and 3 (16%) were in the diaphysis.
The posterior face was flat in the diaphysis and concave in the metaphysis.