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Spinal Osteophytosis

Outgrowth of immature bony processes or bone spurs (OSTEOPHYTE) from the VERTEBRAE, reflecting the presence of degenerative disease and calcification. It commonly occurs in cervical and lumbar SPONDYLOSIS.
Also Known As:
Osteophytoses, Spinal; Spinal Osteophytoses; Osteophytosis, Spinal
Networked: 4 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Genetic Predisposition to Disease (Genetic Predisposition)

Experts

1. Miyauchi, A: 1 article (02/2000)
2. Harada, A: 1 article (02/2000)
3. Yamada, Y: 1 article (02/2000)
4. Takagi, Y: 1 article (02/2000)
5. Ikeda, K: 1 article (02/2000)
6. Okuizumi, H: 1 article (02/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Spinal Osteophytosis:
1. SodiumIBA
2. Gonadal Steroid Hormones (Sex Hormones)IBA
3. CalciumIBA
4. Caffeine (No Doz)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Transforming Growth Factor beta1 (TGF beta 1)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Decompression
2. Arthroplasty