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tuberosity

[‚tü·bə′räs·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
A large or obtuse prominence, especially as on bone for muscle attachment.
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After close review, the x-rays were re-interpreted by the specialist as abnormal at the level of the ischial tuberosity bilaterally, with evidence of chronic avulsion and tug lesions.
The average value of area corresponding to the area of the ischial tuberosity was above 80 mmHg in active sensing (Bennett et al., 1979).
The sciatic nerve runs between the hip joint and the ischial tuberosity toward the knee joint.
Slightly above the ischial tuberosity is MTP2, the most common trigger point of this muscle.
A WS was confirmed when this pressure reduction occurred on at least one ischial tuberosity and lasted at least 15 s.
Ischiofemoral impingement (IFI) is characterized by a narrowed space between the ischial tuberosity and the lesser trochanter resulting in repetitive impingement of the quadratus femoris muscle (Figure 4).
Significantly, he was remarkably tender immediately lateral to the right ischial tuberosity, suggesting that the cause was located in the gluteal area itself.
Patient was tender medial to the right ischial tuberosity. There was no edema or ecchymosis.
The pain in the ischial tuberosity had been ongoing for about 6-8 months, and was described as vague.
Ultrasound (US) examination showed a well-circumscribed, heterogenously hypoechoic, solid nodule in the subcutaneous tissues, inferior to the ischial tuberosity, adjacent to the common hamstring origin (Fig.
The hamstring is really a group of three muscles that originate at the ischial tuberosity and run along the back of the leg until they connect with bone just above the knee.