enthesis


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enthesis

 [en´thĕ-sis]
the site of attachment of a muscle or ligament to bone.

enthesis

/en·the·sis/ (en-the´sis) the site of attachment of a muscle or ligament to bone.

enthesis

insertion of a tendon or ligament into periosteum and underlying bone

enthesis

1. the use of artificial material in the repair of a defect or deformity of the body.
2. the site of attachment of a muscle or ligament to bone.
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The synovium and enthesis are closely related, leading authorities to characterize them as a unit called the SEC.
Toumi H, Higashiyama I, Suzuki D, et al Regional variations in human patellar trabecular architecture and the structure of the proximal patellar tendon enthesis.
Prolotherapy involves injection of hyperosmolar glucose or other irritating solution to the enthesis.
Some trainees mentioned they had been self-taught in some injection procedures and training had been limited in certain soft tissue injections (most commonly plantar fasciitis, tendon sheath and elbow enthesis injections).
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a highly heritable, common rheumatic condition that primarily affects the axial skeleton and is sometimes accompanied by peripheral arthritis, enthesis and iritis, spinal deformity, and ankylosis.
In the treatment of IBP the goal is to suppress the inflammation of the enthesis in an effort to prevent calcification, probably as a healing response after inflammation.
The patients meeting the inclusion criteria underwent clinical evaluation and the data involving demographic characteristics, laboratory tests and physical examinations, clinical and functional activities, radiograms, and enthesis examinations were recorded.
48,49) Pathology can range from enthesopathy of the adductor tendon to frank avulsion of the tendon origin, although acute avulsion of the adductor longus enthesis is rare.
A commonly syndrome encountered in primary care, sports medicine and orthopedic practice is the degeneration, with or without tears, of tendon enthesis at the origin of the common flexor tendons of the forearm termed the medial epicondylitis.
The most common cause cited for plantar heel pain is biomechanical stress of the plantar fascia and its enthesis of the calcaneal stuberosity.
St Louis, MO, USA), the patellar tendon enthesis (TE) area was damaged using 7 plum-blossom needles (0.
9) In this case, even though the chief complaint was reproduced with palpation of the enthesis of the Achilles tendon and aggravated by a squat, the presence of skin and nail lesions and a mild dactylitis of the hallux led the clinicians to suspect a seronegative spondyloarthropathy.