spondylocace

spondylocace

 [spon″dĭ-lok´ah-se]
tuberculosis of the vertebrae.

spondylocace

(spon?di-lok'a-se) [Gr. spondylos, vertebra, + kake, badness] Spondylarthrocace.

Rust,

Johann N., German surgeon, 1775-1840.
Rust disease - tuberculosis of the two upper cervical vertebrae and their articulations. Synonym(s): malum vertebrale suboccipitale; spondylarthrocace; spondylocace
Rust phenomenon - in cancer of the upper cervical vertebrae, the patient supports the head by the hands when changing from the recumbent to the sitting posture or the reverse.
Rust sign
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