Exostoses and loose joint bodies
Removal of exostoses and loose joint bodies
Illustration 1 • Loose joint bodies in lateral recess
Illustration 2 • Grasping of joint body with grasping forceps
Illustration3 • Removal of joint body
Exostoses (bony overgrowths) can be removed with small trephines; loose joint bodies can be grasped with small surgical forceps and removed from the joint.