MEDICAL

AS CARTILAGE DETERIORATES IN OSTEOARTHRITIS, BONE SPURS CAN DEVELOP AND GROW NEAR THE END OF THE BONE IN THE AFFECTED JOINT. BONE SPURS ARE ALSO CALLED

  • A. Osteomyelitis
  • B. Osteopenia
  • C. Osteoporosis
  • D. Osteophytes ✓

 

Osteophytes, commonly known as bone spurs, are bony projections that form along joint margins in response to cartilage degeneration and other joint changes associated with osteoarthritis. These bone spurs can cause pain, inflammation, and reduced joint mobility in affected individuals.

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