pseudarthrosis


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pseudarthrosis

 [so̳″ahr-thro´sis]
a pathologic entity characterized by deossification of a weight-bearing long bone, followed by bending and pathologic fracture, with inability to form normal callus; this leads to existence of the “false joint” that gives the condition its name.

pseu·dar·thro·sis

(sū'dar-thrō'sis),
A new, false joint arising at the site of an ununited fracture.
[pseud- + G. arthrōsis, a joint]

pseudarthrosis

/pseud·ar·thro·sis/ (soo″dahr-thro´sis) a pathologic condition in which failure of callus formation following pathologic fracture through an area of deossification in a weight-bearing long bone results in formation of a false joint.

pseu·dar·thro·sis

(sūd'ahr-thrō'sis)
A new, false joint arising at the site of an ununited fracture.
Synonym(s): false joint, pseudoarthrosis.
[pseud- + G. arthrōsis, a joint]

pseudarthrosis

A false fibrous joint that may form at the site of an ununited fracture. Occasionally a pseudarthrosis is deliberately induced to allow movement after the failure of a hip replacement operation.

pseudarthrosis

formation of a false joint due to persistent non-union of fracture; characteristic of von Recklinghausen's disease (intraosseous neurofibroma causes a non-healing fracture)

pseu·dar·thro·sis

(sūd'ahr-thrō'sis)
A false joint arising at the site of an ununited fracture.
Synonym(s): false joint.
[pseud- + G. arthrōsis, a joint]

pseudarthrosis (soo´därthrō´sis),

n a false joint; sometimes seen after a fracture.

pseudarthrosis, pseudoarthrosis

a pathological entity characterized by a nonosseous union of bone fragments of a fractured bone due to inadequate immobilization leading to existence of the 'false joint' that gives the condition its name.
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org/orthopedic-conditions/congenital-pseudarthrosis-of-the-tibia/cpt-overview) Paley  Institute: "The cause of CPT (Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia) is currently unknown; however, there is a strong association with neurofibromatosis in 50 percent of cases and and an association with fibrous dysplasia in 10 percent of cases.
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For example, in the treatment of isolated congenital pseudarthrosis of the fibula, distal fibular osteosynthesis produced better results than tibiofibular synotosis.
We cannot definitively conclude that the stress fracture occurred through a well healed construct with no pseudarthrosis, given that the fracture occurred sometime between Ave and 11 months post-operatively and we do not have a CT scan during this time period to verify fusion.
Since Taylor et al, numerous studies have demonstrated that microvascularised transfer of bone can be effective for the reconstruction of large skeletal defects, including those due to trauma, resection of a tumour, infection and congenital tibial pseudarthrosis.
Spinal surgery may be required in conditions including kyphosis, loss of horizontal vision, painful spinal pseudarthrosis or Anderson lesion, painful and unstable spinal fractures, and in the occurrence of neurological complications such as spinal stenosis, myelopathy, and cauda equina syndrome.
Dave Krupa was born with pseudarthrosis, a birth defect that prevented normal development of the joint between his tibia and the rest of his left leg.
After the nature of disease, we observed that: the most common disease in handball player is direct trauma, sprain and then follows the meniscus injury and those who are not in proportion as those mentioned above are pseudarthrosis and essential osteolysis.
An increased rate of pseudarthrosis has been shown in smokers, and our values definitely correspond with these findings.
Surgical and electrical methods in the treatment of congenital and posttraumatic pseudarthrosis of the tibia.
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Diagnosis is made if the child meets two of seven criteria: cafe au lait macules; axillary or inguinal freckling; two or more neurofibromas or one plexiform neurofibroma; optic nerve glioma; two or more Lisch nodules of the iris; a distinctive osseous lesion such as pseudarthrosis or sphenoid wing dysplasia; or a family history of the disease.