What is Bone spur excision?

Category: Surgeries

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A bone spur (osteophyte) is a bony growth formed on normal bone. It’s usually smooth, but it can cause wear and tear or pain if it presses or rubs on other bones or soft tissues such as ligaments, tendons, or nerves in the body. Surgery may be an option to remove or excise the bone spur.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bone spur excision

Side effect Patients
Pain in cervical neck area 1
Pain in feet 1

Duration

Currently having Bone spur excision

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped having Bone spur excision

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
Adherence
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Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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