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  • proximal
  • AP and lateral radiographs of an undisplaced fracture through the metaphysis of the proximal humerus. (sickkids.ca)
  • How do you find a cpt code for a closed reduction of proximal humerus with percutaneous pinning? (aapc.com)
  • The patient's right proximal humerus was then addressed and his arm was prepped and draped in sterile fashion. (aapc.com)
  • What was done here was a Closed Manipulative Reduction of a Closed Fracture of the Proximal Humerus with Percutaneous Pin Fixation, with X-ray imaging of the fracture reduction and the placement of the pin fixation. (aapc.com)
  • The article titled "Intramedullary Chondrosarcoma of Proximal Humerus" [ 1 ] has been retracted as it was found to contain a substantial amount of material, without referencing, from the following published article: "Review: Imaging of Chondrosarcomas," by L. Ollivier, D. Vanel, and J. Leclère, in Cancer Imaging. (hindawi.com)
  • Fractures of the humerus may be classified by the location into proximal region, which is near the shoulder, the middle region or shaft, and the distal region, which is near the elbow. (wikipedia.org)
  • Proximal humerus fractures most often occur among elderly patients with osteoporosis who fall on an outstretched arm. (wikipedia.org)
  • The upper or proximal extremity of the humerus consists of the bone's large rounded head joined to the body by a constricted portion called the neck, and two eminences, the greater and lesser tubercles. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscles
  • The lateral epicondyle of the humerus is a small, tuberculated eminence, curved a little forward, and giving attachment to the radial collateral ligament of the elbow joint, and to a tendon common to the origin of the supinator and some of the extensor muscles. (wikipedia.org)
  • abduction
  • Furthermore, the novel humeral component described herein necessitates the removal of the tuberosities of the humerus (which oftentimes impedes abduction) which are left in place by the use of the standard Stanmore prosthesis. (google.com)
  • It inserts on the greater tubercle of the humerus, and assists in abduction of the shoulder. (wikipedia.org)
  • humeral
  • Shank 12 is sized and shaped for attaching the humeral component in the medullary canal of the humerus. (google.com)
  • Baumann's angle, also known as the humeral-capitellar angle, is measured on an AP radiograph of the elbow between the long axis of the humerus and the growth plate of the lateral condyle. (wikipedia.org)
  • shoulder
  • An X-ray of the humerus is a safe and painless test that uses a small amount of radiation to make images of the upper arm (between the shoulder and elbow). (kidshealth.org)
  • A novel humerus element is provided which forms part of a total shoulder prosthesis. (google.com)
  • The humerus (/ˈhjuːmərəs/, Plural: humeri) is a long bone in the arm or forelimb that runs from the shoulder to the elbow. (wikipedia.org)
  • The word "humerus" is derived from Latin: humerus, umerus meaning upper arm, shoulder, and is linguistically related to Gothic ams shoulder and Greek ōmos. (wikipedia.org)
  • shaft
  • The body or shaft of the humerus is almost cylindrical in the upper half of its extent, prismatic and flattened below, and has three borders and three surfaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • companion
  • Our high quality 100% polyester soft & warm fleece Humerus Blankets is the perfect companion for cold nights at home, or at your favorite sports game. (cafepress.com)
  • Humerus is a companion to the Albow widget library for PyGame. (python.org)
  • Head
  • I just had my 20 week ultra sound and they told me that the baby's head is measuring a week ahead of his humerus and femur bone and they automatically wanted me to take an amnio for downs syndrome. (babycenter.com)
  • The head (caput humeri), is nearly hemispherical in form. (wikipedia.org)
  • upper
  • A humerus X-ray can help find the cause of common signs or symptoms such as pain, tenderness, swelling, or deformity of the upper arm. (kidshealth.org)
  • body
  • Although there's some risk to the body with any exposure to radiation, the amount used in a humerus X-ray is small and not considered dangerous. (kidshealth.org)