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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If these treatments fail, consider a salvage procedure like a radioulnar synostosis as a last resort.
Successful treatment of a radioulnar synostosis in a Mississippi kite (Ictinia mississippiensis).
In 165 cases, there were 38 cases of unilateral coronal synostosis, 127 cases of bilateral deformity, and 45 cases of Crouzon syndrome.
In addition to continued healing of fractures, radiographs demonstrated a new finding of synostosis at the PRUJ (Figure 3(c)).
Basilar impression, occipitocervical synostosis, odontoid anomalies, and Klippel-Feil syndrome do not present symptomatically at birth and are not known to cause severe spinal cord compression requiring mechanical ventilation [5].
Brain three-dimensional computerized tomography imaging revealed synostosis in the coronal and sagittal sutures and maxillary and mandibular hypoplasia (Picture 4).
Other complications like deep infection, synostosis, plate fracture, compartment syndrome, or iatrogenic neurological or vascular damage were not found.
Matthew was born with a rare cranial birth defect called metopic synostosis, a condition that affects one in 15,000 babies, according to data from Boston Children's Hospital.
A common condition, DP has been referred to by many names, such as deformational posterior plagiocephaly, positional plagiocephaly, posterior plagiocephaly, occipital plagiocephaly, nonsynostosis plagiocephaly, or plagiocephaly without synostosis (Flannery, Looman, & Kemper, 2012; Laughlin, Luerssen, & Dias, for the Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine Section on Neurological Surgery, 2011; Looman & Flannery, 2012; Shweikeh, Nuno, Danielpour, Krieger, & Drazin, 2013).
Antley-Bixler syndrome is also a rare condition that associate craniosynostosis, radiohumeral synostosis, joint contractures and bowed long bones.
(5) PHAVER syndrome: spina bifida, pterygia, heart defects, segmentation defects of the spine, and radioulnar synostosis. Autosomal (1) DiGeorge syndrome: hypocalcemia, parathyroid dominant hypoplasia, thymic hypoplasia, conotruncal cardiac defects, and facial features.