aponeurosis


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aponeurosis

[¦ap·ə‚nu̇′rō·səs]
(anatomy)
A broad sheet of regularly arranged connective tissue that covers a muscle or serves to connect a flat muscle to a bone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The patient presented with an MRI from an outside facility that demonstrated a proximally-displaced tear of the MCP joint UCL with interposition of the adductor pollicis aponeurosis (a Stener lesion).
In our case, a male bird was suspected to have developed a true opening in the aponeurosis following a fall allowing for intestinal herniation and entrapment leading to chronic gastrointestinal signs.
Furthermore, the stiffness in their study included the Achilles tendon and aponeurosis structure, while we calculated the stiffness of the Achilles tendon only.
Malignant melanoma is genetically distinct from clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeurosis (malignant melanoma of soft parts).
In conventional lateral QL blocks, the target injection point can sometimes be ambiguous in real clinical practice, because there are many anatomical structures, such as the anterior and middle layers of the TLF, multilayer of TA aponeurosis, and adjacent muscles, gathered around the anterolateral margin of the QL.
Esto se debe a que se produce un aumento de la tension de la aponeurosis plantar, siendo mas evidente y sensible cuando se realiza en bipedestacion.
(5) Restylane-L was injected multiple times into the levator aponeurosis plane subconjunctivally for a good eyelid contour.
SH, also known as hernia of semilunar line, is the protrusion of preperitoneal fat, peritoneal sac or intraabdominal organs through a congenital or acquired defect in the Spigelian zone.This zone is formed by the fusion of transverse abdominis and internal oblique aponeurosis, and is bounded medially by the lateral margin of the rectus muscle and laterally by the linea semilunaris.
The dorsal nasal artery travels in the subcutaneous tissue layer of the nasal dorsum on the transverse nasalis muscle and its midline nasal aponeurosis, which connects the muscles on both sides.
The factors believed to result in recurrence of hernia include faulty technique i.e., increasing vertical or transverse tension on already stretched aponeurosis, infection and increased intra-abdominal pressure.
The superficial palmar aponeurosis was divided and the decompressed aneurysm was identified.