tuberosity


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Related to tuberosity: Maxillary tuberosity, Radial tuberosity

tuberosity

[‚tü·bə′räs·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
A large or obtuse prominence, especially as on bone for muscle attachment.
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* II[degree] skin soft when in standing or laying, position tuberosity visible after folding;
An important factor for the proper functional sitting position is symmetrical and equal weight distribution on ischial tuberosity.25 This balanced weight distribution is achieved by fixing the child with a hip-belt on the CP chair and with the help of abduction orthosis.
The posterior musculotendinous unit (long head) inserting on the proximal ulnar aspect of the radial tuberosity was noted to be intact.
There was tenderness along the proximal hamstrings at the insertion onto the ischial tuberosity. The knee and hamstrings could not be tested due to extreme pain.
Using a digital caliper (VWR, USA) we measured the distance from the apex or the inferior margin of the sphenoidal tubercle to the maxillary nerve groove located in the maxillary tuberosity, at the level of the inferior margin of inferior orbital fissure.
The heel was molded by countering the plaster over posterior tuberosity of calcaneus.
The Achilles tendon with its insertion of the calcaneal tuberosity was kept intact and the other part of the calcaneal tuberosity was fixed in the specimen fixing box and fixed on the base of the torsion load testing machine.
It Descended and Merged with the Other Two Heads to Form a Common Tendon and Inserted to Radial Tuberosity
The minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) technique facilitates the exposure of the greater tuberosity and allows respecting vascularity and soft tissues around the fracture, thus preserving better conditions for bone healing [7-9].
The supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendons were sharply detached from the greater tuberosity and tendon stump was resected further in order to prevent the healing of the tendon stump back to the greater tuberosity.
The immediate dentoalveolar restoration (IDR) technique aims at regenerating, via the autogenous bone of the maxillary tuberosity, the postextracting alveolus that has one or more compromised bone walls, allowing the installation of an immediate implant and its provisioning.
The presence of a palpable defect between the inferior pole of the patella and tibial tuberosity should heighten clinical suspicion for associated patellar tendon rupture [7].

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