apophysitis
- calcaneal a. SYN: Sever disease.
- a. tibialis adolescentium SYN: Osgood-Schlatter disease.

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apoph·y·si·tis ə-.päf-ə-'sīt-əs n inflammation of an apophysis

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n.
inflammation of any apophysis, caused by excessive pull of a tendon to which it is attached. It occurs, for example, in Osgood-Schlatter disease and Sever's disease.

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apoph·y·si·tis (ə-pof″ə-siґtis) inflammation of an apophysis, especially a disorder of the foot caused by disease of the epiphysis of the calcaneus.

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  • apophysitis — noun Inflammation of an apophysis, a bony tubercle …   Wiktionary

  • Apophysitis — Apo|physi̱tis [zu ↑Apophyse] w; , ...iti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...i̱tides): Entzündung einer ↑Apophyse. Apo|physi̱tis acromia̱|lis: Knochenentzündung des ↑Acromions. Apo|physitis calca̱nei [ ...e i]: Entzündung der Apophyse am Fersenbein.… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • apophysitis — n. inflammation of a bony projection (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apophysitis — n. inflammation of an unfused apophysis resulting from excessive traction from a large tendon attachment. It most commonly occurs around the knee (see Osgood Schlatter disease) and the heel (see Sever s disease). See also: osteochondritis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Apophysitis calcaneus — Also called Sever s condition, this disorder is due to inflammation of the growth plate of the calcaneus, the bone at the back of the heel. The inflammation is at the point where the Achilles tendon attaches. It occurs mainly in older children… …   Medical dictionary

  • apophysitis tibialis adolescentium — Osgood Schlatter disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Воспаление Апофиза (Apophysitis) — воспаление одного или нескольких дугоотростчатых суставов между суставными отростками вышележащих и нижележащих позвонков (апофизарные суставы (apophyseal joints)). Наблюдается при ревматоидном артрите или анкилозирующем спондилите, вызывая у… …   Медицинские термины

  • Sever's disease — apophysitis caused by pulling at the point of insertion of the Achilles tendon into the calcaneus (heel bone), causing heel pain. J. W. Sever (20th century), US orthopaedic surgeon …   Medical dictionary

  • ВОСПАЛЕНИЕ АПОФИЗА — (apophysitis) воспаление одного или нескольких дугоотростчатых суставов между суставными отростками вышележащих и нижележащих позвонков (апофизарные суставы (apophyseal joints)). Наблюдается при ревматоидном артрите или анкилозирующем спондилите …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Sever's disease — apophysitis caused by pulling at the point of insertion of the Achilles tendon into the calcaneus (heel bone), causing heel pain. [W. Sever (20th century), US orthopaedic surgeon] …   The new mediacal dictionary

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