Atrophic

  • (adj): Relating to or characterized by atrophy.
    Example: "Atrophic arthritis"

Some articles on atrophic:

Nonunion - Pathophysiology - Atrophic Non-union
... separated by soft tissue may also lead to atrophic non-union ... Atrophic non-union can be treated by improving fixation, removing the end layer of bone to provide raw ends for healing, and the use of bone grafts ...
ICD-10 Chapter XII: Diseases Of The Skin And Subcutaneous Tissue - L00–L99 – Diseases of The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue - (L80–L99) Other Disorders of The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
... unspecified (L88) Pyoderma gangrenosum (L89) Decubitus ulcer (L90) Atrophic disorders of skin (L90.0) Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (L90.1) Anetoderma of Schweninger-Buzzi (L90.2) Anetoderma of ...
Atrophic Lichen Planus
... Atrophic lichen planus is a rare variant of lichen planus, and characterized by the presence of a few well-demarcated, white-bluish papules or plaques with central superficial atrophy ... Orally The typical appearances of the atrophic (erosive) form of lichen planus are the keratotic white areas associated with erythema and shallow ulcerations ...
Chronic Atrophic Rhinitis - Primary Atrophic Rhinitis - Secondary Atrophic Rhinitis
... leprosy and rhinoscleroma, may cause destruction of the nasal structures leading to atrophic changes ... Atrophic rhinitis can also result from long-standing purulent sinusitis, radiotherapy of the nose or excessive surgical removal of turbinates ...
Atrophic Factors
... An atrophic factor is a force that causes a cell to die ... Only natural forces on the cell are considered to be atrophic factors, whereas, for example, agents of mechanical or chemical abuse or lysis of the cell are considered not ... Common types of atrophic factors are Decreased workload Loss of innervation Diminished blood supply Inadequate nutrition Loss of endocrine stimulation ...