trochanter


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one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached

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G] and hip bone BMDs from total femur, femoral neck, femoral trochanter, femoral inter-trochanter and femoral ward's triangle.
Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS), ischial tuberosity (IT), and anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) avulsion fractures are more prevalent, (4) while lesser trochanter avulsion fractures are more rare.
In order to describe the superior-inferior relationship between the NEP of each muscle and bony landmarks, a suture thread immersed in barium sulfate was sewn into the skin between the femoral greater trochanter and the femoral lateral epicondyle and designated as L.
Progression occurred medially in the wires placed for fixation of the trochanter major in two patients.
In the literature review, we observed that technicians produce a false solution for distinct appearances of a small trochanter by leaving some of the trochanter outside of the evaluation due to incorrect boundary line placement.
During the operation for these patients, bone defects on top of the lesser trochanter, and deficiency of prosthesis in proximal weight-bearing could be noted.
Overall, the mean of populations for head height width, proboscis length, thorax length, abdomen length, fore wing length width, cubital index, hind wing length width, number of hamuli, coxa length, trochanter length, femur length, tibia length and metatarsus length width were found to be 3.
the distance from most prominent point on the lateral surface of greater trochanter to the tip of lesser trochanter (Fig.
These measurements were generated at the five levels of proximal femur as the mid-shaft, the isthmus, the lesser trochanter point, and the proximal and distal borders of the lesser trochanter.
If the greater trochanter moved up and down when the knee extended and flexed, we recorded a positive finding, indicating that there was a valgus deformity during knee flexion.
However, painful snapping over the lateral thigh around the greater trochanter region persisted.
7%) of the research patients had BMD below the expected range for age at the lumbar spine (L1-L4) and small percentages of patients had BMD below the expected range for age at the femoral trochanter (four patients, 6.
The most proximal end of the incision is located on a line from the ASIS to the tip of the greater trochanter about 2 cm away from the ASIS.
Radiographs of the hip showed a deformed greater trochanter on the affected side with scalloping of the lateral wall having smooth, sharp margins (Figure 1).
7) Regions of abnormal contact may exist between the greater trochanter, lesser trochanter, extracapsular femoral neck and the ilium or ischium.