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Artrosis de articulares posteriores

English translation: posterior facet arthrosis


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Spanish term or phrase:Artrosis de articulares posteriores
English translation:posterior facet arthrosis
Entered by: Carlos Sorzano
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Medical - Medical (general) / Artrosis de articulares posteriores
Spanish term or phrase: Artrosis de articulares posteriores

Estoy traduciendo un clinical report y no sé cómo traducir "artrosis de articulares posteriores", aparece en esta frase:

El paciente presenta cuadro de estenosis de canal lumbar a expensas de discopatia y artrosis de articulares posteriores.

Muchas gracias por su ayuda!
Un saludo!
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posterior facet arthrosis
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5 +3posterior facet arthrosis
Carlos Sorzano
5posterior facet osteoarthritis
Rita Tepper



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posterior facet arthrosis


Carlos Sorzano
United States
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Native speaker of: Spanish
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agree  Wes Freeman: facet joints... "posterior facet arthrosis" seems to be more common than "posterior joint arthrosis"
29 mins
  -> Thanks. In the spine, you name them articular facets

neutral  liz askew: More accurate translation = arthrosis of the posterior facet joints//I speak as a linguist, and not an MD.
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  -> I do agree with Dr Faulkner, The "joint" part is implied when referring to the facets.

agree  Dr. Jason Faulkner: Posterior facet arthrosis is fine. You don't need any more words than that. The "joint" part is implied when referring to the facets.
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  -> gracias

agree  Vivian B E
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posterior facet osteoarthritis

Ostheoarthritis is more precise than arthrosis:

Osteoarthritis (OA), which is also known as osteoarthrosis or degenerative joint disease (DJD), is a progressive disorder of the joints caused by gradual loss of cartilage and resulting in the development of bony spurs and cysts at the margins of the joints. The name osteoarthritis comes from three Greek words meaning bone, joint, and inflammation.

What is osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Cartilage is a protein substance that serves as a "cushion" between the bones of the joints. Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative arthritis. Among the over 100 different types of arthritis conditions, osteoarthritis is the most common, affecting over 20 million people in the United States. Osteoarthritis occurs more frequently as we age. Before age 45, osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in males. After age 55 years, it occurs more frequently in females. In the United States, all races appear equally affected. A higher incidence of osteoarthritis exists in the Japanese population, while South African blacks, East Indians, and Southern Chinese have lower rates.

Osteoarthritis commonly affects the hands, feet, spine, and large weight-bearing joints, such as the hips and knees. Most cases of osteoarthritis have no known cause and are referred to as primary osteoarthritis. When the cause of the osteoarthritis is known, the condition is referred to as secondary osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is sometimes abbreviated OA.

arthrosis /ar·thro·sis/ (ahr-thro´sis)
1. joint.
2. arthropathy.

Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Consumers. © 2007 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis) can cause breakdown of cartilage ... The facet joints are located in the back portion (posterior) of the spine. ...
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posterior facet osteoarthritis - also known as or related to posterior facet joints osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis posterior facet joint, facet joints ...
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steoarthritis posterior facet joint - also known as or related to posterior facet osteoarthritis, facet joints osteoarthritis, posterior facet joints ...
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Jan 19, 2009 - Changes made by Carlos Sorzano:
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