László G. Józsa and Gyula L. Farkas Anthropologischer Anzeiger Jahrg. 67, H. 3 (September 2009), pp. 295-303

Bone Pathology: Fused Joints

 
 
 
 
This image shows a bony ankylosis (fusion) that has occurred at the right knee. This type of fusion can be the cause of many diseases or trauma in which bone remodeling occurs as part of the healing process. As a result of the remodeling, two or more bones will fuse together.
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