Items tagged “ossification”

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Elbow ossification

Elbow ossification occurs at the six elbow ossification centers in a reproducible order. Being familiar with the order of ossification of the elbow is important in not mistaking an epicodylar fracture for a normal ossification center.  Appearance Order The order of appearances of the elbow os...
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Ossification of the falx cerebri

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 08 Jun 2011
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MRI
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Bilateral ossifications of the external auditory canal

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 04 Oct 2011
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CT
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Thyroid cartilage ossification

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 27 Nov 2011
47% complete
X-ray
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Ossification of the Achilles tendon

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 09 Jul 2012
63% complete
X-ray
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Ossification centers of the vertebral column

Ossification of the vertebral column is complex but an overview of primary and secondary ossification centers is given below: Primary ossification centers The C3-L5 vertebrae typically have three primary ossification centers that start appearing at 9 weeks in utero and finish primary ossificat...
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Ossification centers of the hip

Listed below are the ossification centers related to the hip joint: Pelvic ilium: 8 weeks in utero ischium: 4-6 months in utero pubis: 4-6 months in utero acetabulum (two centers): puberty The ilium, ischium and pubis all fuse at 7-9 years. Acetabulum fusion (i.e. replacement of triradiate...
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Ossification centers of the knee

Ossification centers of the knee vary from reference to reference, but an approximation is listed below.  Distal femur femoral shaft: 8 weeks in utero distal femur: 3-6 months Patella between 1-3 ossification centers appear at 3-5 years Proximal tibia tibial shaft: 7 weeks in utero tibia...
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Ossification centers of the ankle

Ossification centers of the ankle vary in timing from reference-to-reference but an approximation is listed below. Distal tibia tibial shaft: 7 weeks in utero distal tibia: 4-12 months medial malleolus forms from the distal tibial epiphyses at 7-10 years Distal fibula fibula shaft: 8 weeks...

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