And finally, a very important feature to be noted, is the location of the exostosis.
This change may consist of induration, exostosis, or even anchylosis.
From the fact that it projects from the surface of the bone it is often spoken of as an exostosis.
It may be of the natural form and size, but the passage through it more or less obstructed by exostosis.
This method is only indicated if the exostosis is situated at the entrance of the meatus and is pedunculated.
Ringbone is the designation of the exostosis which is found on the coronet and in the digital and phalangeal regions.
The nearness of the exostosis to the tibiotarsal articulation can be definitely determined by palpation.
This affection, popularly termed bone spavin, is an exostosis of the hock joint.
When it does, the exostosis is larger, and the general deformity of the hoof greater.
When an exostosis has developed puncture firing is the remedy par excellence.
exostosis ex·os·to·sis (ěk'sŏ-stō'sĭs)
n. pl. -ses (-sēz)
A projection that is capped by cartilage and arises from a bone that develops from cartilage. Also called hyperostosis, poroma.