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ossify

[′äs·ə‚fī]
(physiology)
To form or turn into bone.
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The pathophysiology of heterotopic ossification (HO) still remains unclear and the condition is likely to be multifactorial (4,6,7).
Ossification of premaxilla and maxilla and dentary started at 3.21 +- 0.25 mm (9 DPH), and completed at 5.91 +- 0.34 mm (18 DPH).
The most remarkable findings of the physical examination at age 14.5 years were the increase in number of mobile subcutaneous heterotopic ossifications and bilateral calcification of the globus pallidus in cranial CT scan (Figure 1D).
(2) Heterotopic ossification, calcified vascular lesions, lymphangiomas, and foreign bodies can also appear as calcified lesions on radiologic studies.
Abstract: Heterotopic ossification is the process of pathologic bone formation in soft tissue structures that usually do not form bone.
Trois cas d'osteomes: ossifications periostees juxta-musculaires et interfasciculaires chez les: paraplegiques par lesion traumatique de la moelle epiniere.
(2) It presents clinically with characteristic short great toes and heterotopic ossification involving multiple sites.
A 55-year-old man was referred to us for bilateral Brooker IV heterotopic ossifications caused by an alcoholic neuropathy Hecomplainedofseverelumbarpainand limited groin pain.
Ossification of the supraspinous and interspinous ligaments produces a characteristic single or double radio-dense sign on the AP view of the spine (Fig.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and heterotopic ossification (HO) are known complications following spinal cord injury (SCI).
X-ray radiographs displayed massive circumferential and complete extra-articular ossifications around her prosthesis.