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buttocks

[′bəd·əks]
(anatomy)
The two fleshy parts of the body posterior to the hip joints.
(engineering)
(naval architecture)
The convex part of the stern end of a ship above the water line. Also known as counter.
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We determined 33 patients who were admitted with symptoms and signs that were ascribed to the sciatic nerve and appeared after an intramuscular injection in the gluteal region.
An early pressure sore was noticed to be forming at the right gluteal region.
On the second day of fever, he developed multiple vesicular skin lesions in the anterolateral part of left thigh also extending in continuity to the back above the gluteal region.
Although focal FDG uptake in the deeper subcutaneous tissue of the gluteal region is not uncommonly observed as a result of injection site inflammation, the intense nature of the uptake and its deep location in the muscle was suspicious enough to warrant further evaluation.
The two types of flaps from the gluteal region are the SGAP (superior gluteal artery perforator) and the IGAP (inferior gluteal artery perforator).
Ten days after the third chemotherapy treatment, he was admitted to the emergency room with high body temperature and pain at the gluteal region.
Among the most important are direct nerve injuries due to needle injections into the gluteal region, hip surgery, and myopathy (Eksioglu, Uslu, Gudemez, Atik, & Tekdemir, 2003; Willick et al.
The previous technique necessitated an incision in the abdomen to place the control unit, whereas now it is placed over the gluteal region.
Subjects with current PUs over the gluteal region or a history of severe autonomic dysreflexia were excluded from both studies.
The piriformis muscle is deep in the gluteal region (a deep muscle in the buttock).