• head
  • There are four types of epiphysis: Pressure epiphysis: The region of the long bone that forms the joint is a pressure epiphysis (e.g. the head of the femur, part of the hip joint complex). (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the epiphysis at the head of the first metacarpal bone and at the base of other metacarpal bones There are many bones that contain an epiphysis: Humerus: Located between the shoulder and the elbow. (wikipedia.org)
  • Long bone Longitudinal section of head of left humerus. (wikipedia.org)
  • joint
  • Surgeons placing silicone implants in the first metatarsophalangeal joint have noted not only cystic changes in the surrounding bone, but also reactive synovitis in many of their patients. (podiatrytoday.com)
  • 11,12 Shereff has found bone resorption to be a consistent finding in a review of first metatarsophalangeal joint silicone implants. (podiatrytoday.com)
  • The epiphysis is the rounded end of a long bone, at its joint with adjacent bone(s). (wikipedia.org)
  • Traction epiphysis: The regions of the long bone which are non-articular, i.e. not involved in joint formation. (wikipedia.org)