appendicular skeleton

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appendicular skeleton

[‚ap·ən′dik·yə·lər ′skel·ə·tən]
(anatomy)
The bones of the pectoral and pelvic girdles and the paired appendages in vertebrates.
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If the appendicular DXA is positive or equivocal then a confirmatory test is covered.
12) measured BMD at appendicular sites using SPA in 892 men, and stated that adjusting BMD for weight increased the rate of bone loss.
1%, respectively), and appendicular fracture detection was superior to that of the axial skeleton (76.
Mucosal hyperplasia, retention cyst, mucinous cyst adenoma, and mucinous cyst adenocarcinoma of the appendix are four different types of appendicular mucocele2.
Khan [30] et al, Sensitivity and Specificity of bilirubin in predicting appendicular perforation 88% and 80% respectively; similarly, positive predictive value and negative predictive value of bilirubin in predicting appendicular perforation 81.
Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant bone tumor and occurs with greatest frequency in the appendicular skeleton.
They reported that BMD at axial and appendicular sites was higher than in those with no listhesis at L3-L4, was similar at L4-L5, and was lower at L5-S1.
These findings were non-compressibility (83%), appendicular tube (55%), appendicolith (13%), omental thickening (80.
The appendicular root was laparoscopically ligated and cut in 9 cases, and was removed and inverted at the umbilical wound under direct visualization in seven cases.
In particular age groups and depending on the anatomical position of appendix, it may present atypically, either in the form of abscesses in soft tissues, appendicular masses or lead to intestinal obstruction, which may result in high morbidity and prolonged hospital stay.
It has been reported that it provides valid estimates of appendicular skeletal muscle mass, and skeletal muscle measures with DXA are associated with prevalent and incident physical disability.
All the cases were assessed for bone mineral density from appendicular as well as axial skeleton.