spondylosis


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spondylosis

 [spon″dĭ-lo´sis]
1. ankylosis of a vertebral joint.
2. degenerative spinal changes due to osteoarthritis.

spon·dy·lo·sis

(spon'di-lō'sis),
Ankylosis of the vertebra; often applied nonspecifically to any lesion of the spine of a degenerative nature.
[G. spondylos, vertebra]

spondylosis

/spon·dy·lo·sis/ (spon″dĭ-lo´sis)
1. ankylosis of a vertebral joint.
2. degenerative spinal changes due to osteoarthritis.

rhizomelic spondylosis  ankylosing spondylitis.

spondylosis

(spŏn′dl-ō′sĭs)
n.
Degeneration of the spinal column, especially that resulting in abnormal fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones.

spondylosis

[spon′dilō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, sphondylos + osis
a condition of the spine characterized by fixation or stiffness of a vertebral joint. See also ankylosing spondylitis, spondylitis.
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Spondylosis

spondylosis

Orthopedics Abnormal vertebral fixation or immobility. See Cervical spondylosis.

spon·dy·lo·sis

(spon'di-lō'sis)
Ankylosis of the vertebrae; often applied nonspecifically to any lesion of the spine of a degenerative nature.
[G. spondylos, vertebra]

Spondylosis

Arthritis of the spine.
Mentioned in: Scoliosis

spondylosis

spinal ankylosis

spondylosis (spônˈ·d·lōˑ·l·sis),

n 1., fusion of adjacent vertebraeh.
2., condition characterized by the breakdown of the pars interarticularis (the thin strip of bone that connects the inferior and superior facets of a vertebra), maldevelopment of the vertebral arch, or flattening and breakdown of the vertebra. Also called
prespondylolisthesis.

spondylosis

ankylosis of a vertebral joint; also, a general term for degenerative changes in the spine. Commonly seen in dogs. In aged bulls spondylosis can cause pain in the back. There is difficulty rising, weakness, unsteadiness, knuckling and toe-dragging with the hind hooves.

spondylosis deformans
a chronic disease of the vertebrae, especially in the lumbar area, in old bulls, especially those in artificial insemination centers, and old dogs. There is degenerative arthropathy at the articular processes and osteophyte development along the ventral edge of the vertebrae. The lesions are visible radiographically but there may be no clinical signs unless the new bone is injured. When this happens the affected animals are reluctant to rise or move their backs because of the pain that movement causes.
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Comparison of supine and sitting positions cervical traction on cardiovascular parameters, pain and neck mobility in patients with cervical spondylosis.
Cervical spondylosis is generally asymptomatic, and when it does manifest itself, it is typically in the form of pain and stiffness in the neck.
Given that above-mentioned limitations, and comparable intubation success rates and times with two devices, it is better to conclude that performance of Shikani Optical Stylet might not superior to that of Macintosh laryngoscope when orotracheal intubation is performed by experienced anesthetists in patients with cervical spondylosis.
Spinal anomalies such as scoliosis, kyphosis, wedge vertebra, and spondylosis have also been described in this syndrome (1, 2).
The gentleman had kyphoscoliosis due to long standing ankylosing spondylosis.
On the basis of X-ray spine, the major diagnosis was TB spine in 10 (20%) patients, metastases in five (10%), trauma in six (12%), spondylosis in two (4%), while one patient showed neurofibromatosis.
Her medical history included hypertension, migraine, atopic dermatitis, sciatica, cervical spine spondylosis and dysplastic spondylolisthesis of L4/5.
Accordingly, ischemia caused by cervical spondylosis results in preferential degeneration of the anterior horn cells of the cervical spinal cord.
Conclusion: It is concluded that tuberculosis of spine is the most common cause of compressive myelopathy followed by degenerative spondylosis and tumors.
If you are above 40 years, you could be prone to developing cervical spondylosis, an age-related disorder which affects the vertebral joints in the neck.
funded It was not disputed that McEntee had suffered medical complaints including osteoarthritis, cervical Menary spondylosis and depression - but the extent as to how it affected his daily activities was "deliberately exaggerated".
About two years ago Zook lost the use of his legs after they became weak due to spondylosis which affected his bones and pinched his spinal cord.