periosteal

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per·i·os·te·al

(per'ē-os'tē-ăl),
Relating to the periosteum.
Synonym(s): periosteous

periosteal

/peri·os·te·al/ (-os´te-al) pertaining to the periosteum.

periosteal

[per′i·os′tē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, peri, around, osteon, bone
pertaining to the periosteum, the membrane covering the bones.

per·i·os·te·al

(per'ē-os'tē-ăl)
Relating to the periosteum.

periosteal

pertaining to or emanating from the periosteum.

periosteal bud
a stage in the development of bone to replace existing cartilage; periosteal bud formation results in the removal of calcified cartilage.
periosteal elevator
a heavy metal instrument, with a broad, flat thin end for prising between periosteum and bone and lifting the periosteum prior to working on the bone. See also sayre elevator, matson elevator.
periosteal reaction
production of new bone by the periosteum in response to injury or irritation.
periosteal stripping
may occur in association with fractures, damaging vascular supply and delaying callus formation.
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The relationship between the presence of complete circumferential periosteal stripping of a long bone and subsequent complicated outcome was determined using Fisher's exact test (Analyze-it for Microsoft Excel).
However, 24% of the long-bone osteomyelitis cases were very advanced, with circumferential periosteal stripping.
These techniques in the past have often required extensive periosteal stripping of bony comminution under direct visualization.