Bone Spurs (Osteophytes) Basic Bone Spur Facts • A bone spur is a tiny pointed outgrowth of bone.• Bone spurs are usually caused by local inflammation, such as from degenerative arthritis or tendonitis. • Bone spurs develop in areas of inflammation or injury of nearby cartilage or tendons.
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