'Amputee' is a medical term used to describe an individual who has undergone the surgical removal of a limb or extremity, such as an arm, leg, foot, or hand, due to various reasons like trauma, disease, or congenital defects.
Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
Perception of painful and nonpainful phantom sensations that occur following the complete or partial loss of a limb. The majority of individuals with an amputated extremity will experience the impression that the limb is still present, and in many cases, painful. (From Neurol Clin 1998 Nov;16(4):919-36; Brain 1998 Sep;121(Pt 9):1603-30)
The removal of a limb or other appendage or outgrowth of the body. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Loss of a limb or other bodily appendage by accidental injury.
The fitting and adjusting of artificial parts of the body. (From Stedman's, 26th ed)
The inferior part of the lower extremity between the KNEE and the ANKLE.
Manner or style of walking.
The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.
Amputation or separation at a joint. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
A system in which the functions of the man and the machine are interrelated and necessary for the operation of the system.
Localized hyperplasia of the horny layer of the epidermis due to pressure or friction. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The superior part of the upper extremity between the SHOULDER and the ELBOW.
General or unspecified injuries involving the leg.
An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.
The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.
Congenital structural abnormalities of the UPPER EXTREMITY.
The distal extremity of the leg in vertebrates, consisting of the tarsus (ANKLE); METATARSUS; phalanges; and the soft tissues surrounding these bones.
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A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.