Intercalary bone

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Matt Skalski et al.

Intercalary bones are common discal ossifications that are usually triangular in morphology, found in the anterior annular fibers of an intervertebral disc, and are thought to be degenerative in aetiology. 

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rID: 35422
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intercalary bones

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