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A 44-year-old member asked:

Is this serious? osteophyte formation on the symphysis pubis?

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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 38 years experience
Very unlikely: An osteophyte is a bone spur, and may be associated with arthritis symptoms. Most likely, what you are describing is an 'incidental finding' on an x-ray of the pelvis.
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