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Disease Pseudarthrosis

Name Pseudarthrosis
Synonyms Pseudarthroses | Pseudoarthroses | Pseudoarthrosis
Definition A pathologic entity characterized by deossification of a weight-bearing long bone, followed by bending and pathologic fracture, with inability to form normal BONY CALLUS leading to existence of the 'false joint' that gives the condition its name. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D011542

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DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fractures, Bone Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fractures, Ununited Pseudarthrosis

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Pseudarthrosis
  Clavicle, Pseudarthrosis Of, Congenital
  Congenital pseudoarthrosis
  Tibia, Bowing of, with Pseudarthrosis and Pectus Excavatum