inguinal fold


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inguinal fold

[′iŋ·gwən·əl ′fōld]
(embryology)
A fold of embryonic tissue on the urogenital ridge in which the gubernaculum testis develops.
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If a groin wash involves the inguinal fold, it's a yeast infection.
Inguinal fold and perineal area 32 (31) Buttocks and thigh 19 (19) Gluteal fold 13 (13) Axilla 28 (27) Breast 6 (6) Trunk and neck 4 (4) Microbiological samples, no.
Thrombus spreading above inguinal fold and presence of the clinical picture of thromboembolia of the pulmonary artery branches was indications for performance of roentgen contrasting methods of investigation.
It must be classified as different from supernumerary nipples or polythelia, in which the nipples are along the milk line from the axillae to the inguinal fold.
On physical examination he had a fever of 38[degrees]C, a nodular lesion with a central dark crust on his neck, a second lesion on his left inguinal fold (Figure, panel A), and a vesicular eruption on his arms and his trunk (Figure, panel B).
Psoriasis commonly involves the gluteal cleft and inguinal folds, appearing as well-demarcated, pink plaques with thin white scale.
Inverse (intertriginous) psoriasis is characterized by the involvement of skin fold areas such as the inguinal folds, gluteal cleft, axillae, and external genitalia, rather than the more common psoriatic involvement of the extensor surfaces of the extremities, trunk, and scalp (1).
On examination, a mild erythematous appearance was detected in the inframammary and inguinal folds and the underclothes were stained a greenish-blue hue in the corresponding areas.
Bayer markets products for treatment of superficial fungal infections of the hands, the inter-digital spaces of the feet, the inguinal folds and the skin of the genital regions.