pubic arch


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pubic arch

[′pyü·bik ′ärch]
(anatomy)
The arch formed by the conjoined rami of the pubis and ischium.
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The clinical significance of this finding is that for men with favorable-risk prostate cancer and a history of congestive heart failure or myocardial infarction who require neoadjuvant HT solely to eliminate pubic arch interference, alternative strategies such as active surveillance or treatment with external beam radiation therapy or prostatectomy should be considered.
The position of the gonads was considered to be within the scrotal sac below the pubic arch which is readily visible on a plain pelvic radiograph.