Bone spur

What is Bone spur?

Osteophytes, commonly referred to as bone spurs or parrot beak, are bony projections that form along joint margins. They should not be confused with enthesophytes, which are bony projections that form at the attachment of a tendon or ligament.

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I had a bone spur removed from my right baby toe in Oct. Toe still sore. Dr. suggest that he remove knuckle from this toe in order to straighten...

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I think it should be done in hospital set up and neat and clean aseptic enviorment set up.
Removin bone spur takes 30 minutes maximum so i think...

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Hi there. I am 25 years old about 170lbs and have had a spinal fushion in my L5S1 a little over three years ago. I was doing okay until about a...

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My fiance is having severe needly/pricky feeling in her lungs. Heart checked out OK-she has some small bone spurs on the spine C5-6 and has a...

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I will be operated on for a Rhinoplasty . The operation will be done to correct the nasal passage, due to swollen turbinates, and nasal bone spur....

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