Items tagged “ossification”
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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...
Ossification of the falx cerebri
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 08 Jun 2011
Bilateral ossifications of the external auditory canal
Published 04 Oct 2011
Thyroid cartilage ossification
Published 27 Nov 2011
Ossification of the Achilles tendon
Published 09 Jul 2012
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...
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...
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...
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...