posttraumatic osteoporosis


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Su·deck at·ro·phy

(sū'dek),
atrophy of bones, commonly of the carpal or tarsal bones, following a slight injury such as a sprain.
See also: complex regional pain syndrome type I.

posttraumatic osteoporosis

Etymology: L, post, after; Gk, trauma, wound, osteon, bone, poros, passage, osis, condition
a loss of bone density that develops after an injury or other severe health episode. It may occur as a result of disease.

Sudeck,

Paul Hermann Martin, German surgeon, 1866-1938.
Sudeck atrophy - atrophy of bones, commonly of the carpal or tarsal bones, following a slight injury such as a sprain. Synonym(s): acute reflex bone atrophy; posttraumatic osteoporosis; Sudeck syndrome
Sudeck critical point - region in the colon between the supply of the sigmoid arteries and that of the superior rectal artery.
Sudeck disease
Sudeck syndrome - Synonym(s): Sudeck atrophy
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