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trochanter

[trō′kan·tər]
(anatomy)
A process on the proximal end of the femur in many vertebrates, which serves for muscle attachment and, in birds, for articulation with the ilium.
(invertebrate zoology)
The second segment of an insect leg, counting from the base.
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9) Evaluation with a CT scan identified a false aneurysm of the profunda femoral artery occurring in proximity to a displaced lesser trochanteric fragment.
Walk, links, plates, compression terminals for cables, panels for trochanteric fractures, cervical modular proximal parts, modules revision, the femoral and tibial components
Some studies have shown that a trochanteric plate with proximal unicortical and distal bicortical screws or a plate with proximal unicortical screws combined with cerclage wires and distal bicortical screws are a sufficiently strong mechanical construct.
Trochanteric bursitis, a type of lateral hip pain, is sometimes increased with greater fracture compression and is a recognized complication of solid sliding lag screws.
The majority of patients with such morphologies have had a history of Perthes disease or a disturbance of the epiphyseal perfusion during conservative treatment of hip dysplasia, with early closure of the head physis and undisturbed growth of the trochanteric physis.
Short implants can be roughly categorized into three groups: femoral neck implants, stems engaging the lateral cortex, and stems utilizing the lateral trochanteric flare.
Total hip, femoral neck and trochanteric BMD also increased significantly at 12 months versus baseline with both dosages, with differences in BMD increases of less than 0.
Indications are trochanteric bursitis, external coxa saltans, or snapping of the iliotibial band over the greater trochanter, and tears of the gluteus medius.
Three short (11 mm x ~170 mm) titanium trochanteric nails and associated 100 mm standard lag screws were obtained for each of three design types: Gamma3 (Stryker, Mahwah, New Jersey), PTN (peritrochanteric nail; Biomet, Parsippany, New Jersey) and TFN (trochanteric fixation nail; Synthes, West Chester, Pennsylvania).
15) A trochanteric or ilio-tibial (IT) band force was not used.
The osseous lower extremity anatomy in a child is very complex and sensitive, consisting of a proximal femoral physis, trochanteric apophysis, dense bone, and a small neck.