Results for: Bilateral_uncovertebral_joint_hypertrophy

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What is a uncovertebral joint?

The uncovertebral joint is also known as the Luschka's joint. Theseare bone spurs that occur when the third through seventh cervicalvertebrae meet.

Uncovertebral joint spurring?

Uncovertebral joint spurring occurs from the body's response fordiminishing spinal stability. Conditions that cause this includesosteoarthritis and disc degeneration.

What is prominent bilateral uncovertebral arthrosis?

My wife has been diagmosed with exit foraminal stenosis involving C5/6 bilaterally due to oncovertebral arthrosis.Subtle disc space narrowing at C5/6 is present.No instability (MORE)

What is a uncovertebral joint osteophyte formation?

Uncovertebral joints, which are smaller joints out to the side where the vertebra normally approximate one other so they're further out laterally. This is a reasonably comple (MORE)
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What is bilateral facet joint effusions?

Facet joints are where certain bones fit together such as in the vertebral column. An effusion is escape of fluid into a part or tissue, and bilateral of course means on both (MORE)

What is uncinate hypertrophy of the c3 c4 with moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis?

The uncinates or uncovertebral joints are joints only found in the part of the spine that is in the neck (the cervical spine). When the uncinates hypertrophy, that means that (MORE)

What is facet hypertrophy and uncovertebral hypertrophy?

Facet hypertrophy is when the spine's facet joints enlarge anddegenerate causing stiffness, discomfort, pain, mobility issues, orhunched back. Unconvertebral hypertrophy is wh (MORE)
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What is mild ac joint hypertrophy?

Mild hypertrophy of the AC, or acromioclavicular joint, refers toan overgrowth in the joint. This is often due to the inflammationassociated with osteoarthritis.
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What is bilateral facet joint degenerative change?

The facet joints are small joints that run down both sides of the spine. Bilateral means both sides. Degenerative change is the "wear and tear" type of arthritis. Basica (MORE)