A bunion is a bony prominence
that forms at the base of the big toe.
Pain is more intense in bonier areas like the nape of the neck or near bony prominence
Pressure over a bony prominence
causes tissue ischemia in the skin, muscle, and the fascia between the skin surface and bone.
The usual location is the third metacarpal head, which is the bony prominence
just below the third finger in the palm.
The arthritis also may produce a bony prominence
resembling a bunion.
The Henle's Spine (HS)/spina suprameatica/spina suprameatalis/meatal spine or spina meatus, is a small bony prominence
anterior to the supramastoid pit at the posterosuperior margin of the bony external acoustic meatus (Figure 1).
A few of these involve posterior tibial tendinitis, pressure with irritation of the bony prominence
, abnormal biomechanics of the foot, a trauma (eversion sprain) to the synchondrosis between the accessory navicular and the navicular itself, or even a (stress) fracture of the accessory navicular itself.
Freeman, "Outcomes after arthroscopic excision of the bony prominence
in the treatment of tibial spine avulsion fractures, " Arthroscopy, vol.
One should avoid midline scar, bony prominence
and skin creases particularly in obese patients.
Unlike the mechanics of a Stage I-IV pressure ulcer in which injury first occurs to subdermal tissue (Sullivan, 2013), DTI forms over the bony prominence
from the inside to the outside.
The spontaneous rupture of vaginal wall and extrusion of intestines and uterus might have been due to strong abdominal contractions on a weak traumatized vaginal wall which might have been torn by the bony prominence
of fetus or dam (Dahiwal et al.
In addition a patelloplasty and a lateral release were performed to remove the bony prominence
and restore patella tracking respectively.