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bone spur

A small osteophyte seen at the margin of a joint’s articular surface.

Aetiology
Local inflammation—e.g., degerative arthritis, tendinitis—followed by calcification.
 
Clinical findings
Asymptomatic or pain, numbness and tenderness.

bone spur

Lipping Imaging A small osteophyte seen at the margin of a joint's articular surface.

bone spur

(bōn spŭr)
An osseus projection arising from a bone.
See also: heel spur

Bone spur

Also called an osteophyte, it is an outgrowth or ridge that forms on a bone.
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