buttocks

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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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Majority of the patients had lesions over the axilla, followed by groin and gluteal region, inframammary, chest, back, neck, and postauricular region.
Despite therapy with oral corticosteroids (prednisolone 10mg twice daily), his lesions worsened with purulent discharge from his previous ulcers and new blisters erupted leading to extremely painful ulcerations on both legs (Figure 1), gluteal region (Figure 2) and trunk, restricting his mobility.
Physical exam was positive for myalgia in the right upper gluteal region. A complete blood count (CBC) revealed mildly microcytic RBCs of 78.3 fL (normal = 79.9-99.0), decreased mean corpuscular hemoglobin of 26.5 fmol/cell (normal = 27.0-32.0), and a decreased monocyte percentage of 5.8 (normal = 6.0-13.0).
(2) Aripiprazole lauroxil is administered IM every 4 to 6 weeks in the deltoid or gluteal region and is available in multiple dosages (Table I).
Iliac arteries are a group of vessels that supply blood to the pelvic organs, gluteal region and legs.
The gluteal region is most commonly involved (57% cases), followed by extremities including the maxillae (30%) and the trunk (6%).
The localization in 7 of the patients was the perianal and gluteal region. One patient had changes both in the groin and pubis.
Urgent fasciotomy was performed to decompress the three muscle compartments of the gluteal region (gluteus maximus, gluteus medius/minimus, and the fascia lata) (Figure 3).
Approximately 100 mL of bone marrow from the right iliac crest and 70-80 mL of adipose tissue from right gluteal region were aspirated under local anesthesia.
The present study discusses treatment methods that we employed at our hospital for patients with Nicolau syndrome in the gluteal region, as well as possible etiologies and risk factors for the development of this syndrome.