bone sclerosis

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eb·ur·na·tion

(ē'bŭr-nā'shŭn),
A change in exposed subchondral bone in degenerative joint disease in which it is converted into a dense substance with a smooth surface like ivory.
Synonym(s): bone sclerosis
[L. eburneus, of ivory]

bone sclerosis

An increase in bone density, such that the bone is more radiopaque than normal on a plain film.

VINDICATE mnemonic for differential diagnosis of bone sclerosis
Vascular
• Haemangiomas;
• Infarct.
Infection
• Chronic osteomyelitis.
Neoplasm
• Primary
  — Osteoma;
  — Osteosarcoma;
• Metastatic
  — Prostate;
  — Breast;
  — Other.
Drugs
  — Vitamin D;
  — Fluoride.
Inflammatory/Idiopathic.
Congenital
  — Bone islands;
  — Osteopoikilosis;
  — Osteopetrosis;
  — Pyknodysostosis.
Autoimmune.
Trauma
  — Fracture (stress).
Endocrine/Metabolic
  — Hyperparathyroidism;
  — Paget's disease.

bone sclerosis

Eburnation Imaging An ↑ bone density, such that the bone is 'whiter' than normal
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The fracture was a transverse fracture and there was marked bony sclerosis at the fracture line (Figure 1).
Furthermore, since mechanical malalignment is believed to be the most potent factor in KOA progression, [sup][7] why some pathological changes (such as worn articular cartilage, osteophytes, bony sclerosis and cysts) happened at the edge of the bone, which are supposed to be seldom influenced by the load?
Radiographs also can depict joint-space loss in the load-bearing areas, and subchondral bony sclerosis and cyst formation.
2] Bony erosion, multiple osteolytic 'punched-out' [2] lesions, and occasionally extensive bony destruction and bony sclerosis are further features.
The sharp borders, lack of bony sclerosis, and the paucity of periosteal reaction are characteristic findings.
The severity of knee osteoarthritis is classified by Kellgren-Lawrence based on radiological findings including joint space narrowing, osteophytes and bony sclerosis.
Varying signal patterns consistent with bony sclerosis, oedema and erosions were seen along with subluxation of bones at the ankle joint (Figs 3A and 3B).
In our case, the frontal recess was stenosed by bony sclerosis.
Osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint can cause degenerative changes that result in subchondral bony sclerosis, osteophyte formation and loss of articular cartilage.
1) and lumbar and thoracic spine radiography showed generalised thickening and bony sclerosis in keeping with the diagnosis of osteopetrosis.