pseudoankylosis

pseudoankylosis

 [soo″do-ang″kĭ-lo´sis]
a false ankylosis.
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fi·brous an·ky·lo·sis

stiffening of a joint due to the presence of fibrous bands between and about the bones forming the joint.
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Neurosurgical procedures with or without division of the temporal muscle can lead pseudoankylosis of the mandible leading to difficult intubation, [4, 12] immobility of cervical spine due to previous surgery on spine.