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  • spinal
  • A 64-year-old woman with history of lumbar compression fracture status post L3-L5 kyphoplasty two weeks prior presented to the emergency department complaining of worsening lower extremity weakness since her spinal surgery. (sgim.org)
  • Spinal muscular atrophy with lower extremity predominance (SMA-LED) is an extremely rare neuromuscular disorder of infants characterised by severe progressive muscle atrophy which is especially prominent in legs. (wikipedia.org)
  • A lower motor neuron exits to the sacral plexus exiting through the spinal levels L5-S2. (wikipedia.org)
  • In neurogenic claudication, positional changes lead to increased stenosis (narrowing) of the spinal canal and compression of nerve roots and resultant lower extremity symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • deep fascia
  • At its insertion it gives off from its lower border a prolongation to the deep fascia of the leg and lies behind the tendon of the sartorius, and below that of the gracilis, to which it is united. (wikipedia.org)
  • knee
  • Its upper extremity is small, placed toward the back of the head of the tibia, below the level of the knee joint, and excluded from the formation of this joint. (wikipedia.org)
  • upper
  • The brachial plexus is a bundle of nerves innervating the shoulder and arm and can be blocked at different levels depending on the type of upper extremity surgery being performed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ossification commences in the lower end in the second year, and in the upper about the fourth year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The antero-medial border, or interosseous crest, is situated close to the medial side of the preceding, and runs nearly parallel with it in the upper third of its extent, but diverges from it in the lower two-thirds. (wikipedia.org)
  • limb
  • Changing arteriosclerotic disease patterns and management strategies in lower-limb-threatening ischemia. (springer.com)
  • Back
  • The circular fibers, the zona orbicularis, are most abundant at the lower and back part of the capsule where they form a sling or collar around the femoral neck. (wikipedia.org)
  • foot
  • A lower extremity prosthetic device is provided which includes a modular foot with a heel section and an elongate midfoot section, the heel and midfoot sections being configured for detachable combination via a coupling joint. (google.com)
  • Diabetic foot ulcers are the most common cause of lowerextremity amputations. (experts.com)
  • popliteal
  • Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome was first described as an abnormal course of the popliteal artery that may result in limited blood flow during muscle contractions, leading to intermittent claudication or pain in the lower leg that is relieved with rest. (healio.com)
  • medical
  • Parents often seek medical advice about lower extremity appearance in their children. (aafp.org)
  • RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agent Medical, LLC ("Agent Medical"), an orthopaedic medical device company pioneering solutions for patients suffering lower extremity maladies, today announced the launch of two new products that have already received positive reviews from surgeons. (globenewswire.com)
  • According to J. Scott Munday, founder and president of Agent Medical and a 30-year veteran in the lower extremity medical market, the ArthroBridge™ and ArthroMate™ devices have been carefully designed and manufactured to overcome deficiencies in current products, assist physicians in minimizing operating room time and most importantly improving long-term results for patients. (globenewswire.com)
  • The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers four times a year in the field of Medical Sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds publishes original research, reviews of evidence-based diagnostic techniques and methods and surgical and medical therapeutics for wounds such as burns, ulcers and fistulas. (wikipedia.org)
  • increase
  • Modifications of low density lipoprotein that increase its atherogenicity. (springer.com)
  • Improper or incomplete care of the feet in people with diabetes can increase the prevalence of nonhealing lower-extremity ulcers that may, in turn, lead to serious sequelae. (experts.com)
  • profile
  • An accurate diagnosis can be made with careful history and physical examination, which includes torsional profile (a four-component composite of measurements of the lower extremities). (aafp.org)
  • severe
  • disproportionally short stature primally affecting the proximal parts of extremities, typical facial appearance, congenital contractures and severe mental retardation with spasticity. (216.92.14)
  • east
  • 64.950) is a conspicuous nunatak rising to 500 m, surmounting the low, ice-covered northeast extremity of Joerg Peninsula on the east coast of Graham Land. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has partly ice-free north slopes, and precipitous south-eastern ones, and surmounts the east extremity of Sopot Ice Piedmont to the north. (wikipedia.org)
  • third
  • Sciatica can occur at any time in a normal pregnancy but it is most common during the second and third trimester, when the baby is larger and carried lower in the abdomen. (sciaticnervecure.info)
  • La Follette won 16.6% of the popular vote, a strong showing for a third party candidate, while Davis won the lowest share of the popular vote of any Democratic nominee in history. (wikipedia.org)