• joint
  • Osteophytes usually limit joint movement and typically cause pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, all participants had suffered with knee pain for more than six months, had no radiating pain from the knee, had normal lumbosacral nerve function, had not received acupuncture for at least six months and radiographic evidence had revealed at least one osteophyte was present at the tibiofemoral joint. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Syndesmophytes indicates Spine destruction (osteophyte of spine) but they bridge across the joint as compared to osteophytes which are non-bridging. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also bony outgrowths, called osteophytes, are formed at the joint margins. (wikipedia.org)
  • cases
  • Osteophytes are not always distinguished from exostoses in any definite way, although in many cases there are a number of differences. (wikipedia.org)