bony spicule


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bony spicule

A thin island of developing bone.
See also: spicule
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Flexor tendon rupture is also common due to the synovial infiltration and bony spicules occurring on the scaphoid.
The mass contained thin bony spicules and a single small cystic area associated with a pathologic fracture.
Fundus examination both eyes (Photo4a&4b) revealed waxy disc pallor with consecutive optic atrophy, gross arterial attenuation, and bony spicules with dull macular foveolar reflex (Retinitis Pigmentosa).
This lesion featured discrete intratumoral bony spicules that had a honeycomb appearance.