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Synonyms for tubercle

a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis

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small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant


a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

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In order to describe the mediolateral relationship between NEPs and bony landmarks, another suture thread immersed in barium sulfate was sewn into the skin between the femoral greater trochanter and the pubic tubercle and designated as H (Fig.
2 cm medial to pubic tubercle, upper margin should be approximately 3 to 4 cm above the Hesselbach's triangle and 3 cm lateral to deep inguinal ring.
Diagnostic criteria of Inguinal Disruption (6) Clinical diagnosis of Inguinal Disruption (ID) can be made if 3 of the following 5 signs are present: 1 Pinpoint tenderness over the pubic tubercle at the point of insertion of the conjoint tendon 2 Palpable tenderness over the deep inguinal ring 3 Pain and/or dilation of the external ring with no obvious hernia evident 4 Pain at the origin of the adductor longus tendon 5 Dull, diffused pain in the groin, often radiating to the perineum and inner thigh or across the midline
10,11) Other sports hernia descriptions have included abnormalities of the rectus abdominis muscle, avulsion of part of the internal oblique muscle fibers from the pubic tubercle, tearing within the internal oblique muscle, or abnormality within the external oblique muscle and aponeurosis.
001) differences were detected between means in relation to sex for 6 variables (The maximal width of the anterior border notch, The distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the pubic tubercle, The distance from the anterior inferior iliac spine to the iliopubic eminence, The distance from the anterior inferior iliac spine to the pubic tubercle, The length of the notch between the anterior inferior iliac spine and the iliopubic eminence, The depth of the notch between the anterior inferior iliac spine and the iliopubic eminence).
5 cm caudal, at the junction of the middle and outer third of a line joining the pubic tubercle and the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS).
The transverse incision is located midway between the pubic tubercle and the anterior superior iliac spine.
Under local anaesthesia left inguinal incision was placed, incision deepened in layers, on opening external oblique a 3 X 3 cm external supravesical hernia sac identified 2 cm above and lateral to pubic tubercle.
On examination of the patient, there appeared to be a painful 3x3cm swelling of her right groin inferolaterally to the pubic tubercle with localised erythema, clinically resembling an abscess.
oblique aponeurosis (Total 35 mL) through wheal 2, 5 mL solution was injected directly on to the pubic tubercle, a further 5 mL lateral to the pubic tubercle at a depth of 3 cm and further 10 mL subcutaneously towards the umbilicus for a distance 8 cm (Total vol.
The onlay patch was then secured with the clip or suture with pubic tubercle and mid portion of transverses aponeurosis using 3-0 Prolene.
The cord structures are then separated from the inferior flap of EOA by blunt dissection and elevated from the inguinal ring en masse with the fingers of one hand at the pubic tubercle so that the index finger can be passed underneath to meet the index finger of the other.
This was followed by the placement of appropriate sized polypropylene mesh in the posterior wall which was tied to the pubic tubercle, inguinal canal below, conjoint tendon above and around the spermatic cord at the deep inguinal ring using 2/0 polypropylene suture.