synostosis


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synostosis

[si‚nä′stō·səs]
(anatomy)
A type of synarthrosis in which the bones are continuous.
(medicine)
Union of originally separate bones into a single bone structure.
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The total complication rate was 35% with a 14% incidence of heterotopic ossification and a complete radioulnar synostosis in one patient.
Formation of minimal callus is particularly important in fractures of the radius and ulna of birds because a large callus can lead to synostosis between the radius and ulna, which can prohibit rehabilitation of wild birds.
Reducing blood loss in synostosis surgery: the Liverpool experience.
No neurological complications were reported, and no evidence of radioulnar synostosis was present.
K is a five-year-old girl who is diagnosed with congenital hydrocephalus status post shunting, profound mental retardation, cerebral palsy with spastic quadriparesis, seizure disorder, gastrostomy tube dependent, well-controlled GE reflux, cortical blindness, and cranial synostosis status post surgical treatment.
palsy P/S day Comments 1 No 150/0 50/90 DOI 2 No 110/10 2 days after HO excision and 30/50 (a) injury synostosis 3 No 140/0 DOI Redislocated: 80/85 (a) required PL annular ligament reconstruction 9 days after initial ORIF 4 Radial nerve 145/0 45/65 DOI Initial ORIF with palsy persistent postoperatively dislocation; revision ORIF with annular ligament reconstruction with triceps 17 days later 5 1 day after Noncompliant with injury followup 6 No 130/30 5/70 DOI Fixation with long 6.
Of those, 40%-60% are sagittal, 20%-30% are coronal, and 10% are metopic synostosis (Hunter & Rudd, 1984; Lajeunie et al.
She was immediately sent to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, where she was diagnosed with Cranio Synostosis.
Banks was born with left occipital synostosis, a rare deformity in which the left side of the skull is not completely formed.
13) All patients had a return of full strength, and there were no instances of radioulnar synostosis or neurological injuries.
On the basis of the successful outcome in this case, surgical excision of the interdiaphyseal callus and interposition of a polypropylene mesh could be a viable option for management of posttraumatic radioulnar synostosis in birds of prey.
Significance of beaten copper appearance on skull radiographs in children with isolated sagittal synostosis.