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Sub-acute care

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Treatment of a medical condition that develops more slowly and with less severity than an acute condition.

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Subchondral cyst formation

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A medical condition in which a fluid-filled sac extrudes from the joint. The sack is filled with fluid that usually serves as a lubricant for the joint. Formation of subchondral cysts typically indicates an early phase of osteoarthritis.

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Suture

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A material, such as a thread or wire, used to close a wound or incision in the body. Sometimes called a stitch.

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