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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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From among the four most common general etiologic categories--paralysis, cricoarytenoid joint fixation, synkinesis, and interarytenoid scar/posterior glottic stenosis--the most important specific causes are iatrogenic or surgical trauma, intubation trauma, neoplasms, neurologic disorders, inflammatory diseases, and psychogenic disorders.
With regard to the results in group II, it is also recommended that the joint fixation be avoided so that the cartilage tissue can be formed and local reactions can be prevented.
The operative group included 11 patients treated with either AC joint fixation with Steinmann pins or with CC fixation with a Bosworth screw.

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