syndesmosis


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Related to syndesmosis: Tibiofibular syndesmosis, gomphoses

syndesmosis

[‚sin‚dez′mō·səs]
(anatomy)
An articulation in which the bones are joined by collagen fibers.
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Two ankle syndesmosis sprains (NYC) had an estimated true cost of 6 weeks each, and an MCL tear (NYC) also required surgery placing its true estimated cost at 6 weeks.
The most clinical and biomechanical studies about syndesmosis injuries include the method of screw fixation.
To this end, we have designed a syndesmosis elastic hook (SEH) [Figure 1] (Xiamen Double Engine Medical Material Co.
Type I, the most frequent, occurs after a syndesmosis ankle sprain or an inversion-internal rotation injury.
Proximal fibular shaft fracture with rupture of distal syndesmosis
The instability of the syndesmosis was identified on the basis of the injury mechanism, the fracture pattern, and the external rotation stress test.
partial tear of his syndesmosis ligament in his upper left ankle
Radiographic measurement of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis has limited use.
He quickly recovered from an ankle operation in December for a condition known as syndesmosis and was back on the field for Leinster's vital Heineken Cup pool win in Castres, setting up the winning try for Jordi Murphy.
13) Ochronotic spondyloarthropathy resembles ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in its damage to the spine and large joints; however, it differs in that it spares the sacroiliac joints and does not have the annular ossification, syndesmosis, or bamboo spine that are associated with AKU.