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Fibrous ankylosis

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Fibrous ankylosis

Stiffening of a joint due to the presence of fibrous bands between and about the bones forming the joint.

Synonym: false ankylosis, pseudankylosis.

Intracapsular ankylosis, stiffness of a joint due to the presence of bony or fibrous adhesions between the articular surfaces of the joint.