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seize

(sēz)
v. seized, seizing, seizes
v.tr.
v.intr.
To exhibit signs of seizure activity, often with convulsions.

seiz′a·ble adj.
seiz′er n.

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Q. after breaking both my tib and fib in my ankle - my joint has now seized up completely - is this a normal occu I have been told my ankle koint may never work again - has this ever happened to anyone else - and if so, what route did you take next - either a dusion or ankle replacement, which would you recommend? Any advice would be great Thanks you in advance

A. here is an article that might give you an idea:

http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/may08/clinical6.asp

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