To prevent surgical recurrence in cases afflicted with ankylosis, radical removal of the bony or fibrous ankylotic
segment is essential.
Detection of osteoprotegerin and TNF-alpha mRNA in ankylotic
stapes footplates in connection with measles virus positivity.
SNOOKER: Former world number 12 Chris Small, 31, has been forced to retire from the sport due to the degenerative spinal disease ankylotic
The 31-year-old Scottish player turned professional in 1991 and beat Alan McManus to win the LG Cup in 2002 but has been fighting ankylotic
spondylitis for five years.
TREATMENT: A sequential protocol for the treatment of TMJ ankylosis is based on aggressive resection of ankylotic
A standard OPG was advised to every patient but in a few cases CT scan was also advised to accurately assess the medio-lateral extent of ankylotic