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Simian crease

... in their palms. Simian crease : A single transverse palmar crease, a minor variation associated with ... flexion crease Single palmar flexion line Single transverse palmar crease Single transverse palmar line Single upper palm crease ... ...

Myelitis

... , severe headache , stiff neck and back, and deep muscle pain . transverse myelitis Q. What is acute transverse myelitis ? No name/ No state given ... Of those patients who develop ...

Aarskog syndrome

... ) A bacterial Cystitis ( Cystitis - Noninfectious ( Acute Urethra l Syndrome )) ... Like many minor anatomic variations, a single transverse palmar crease is associated with a number of different dysmorphic disorders, including Aarskog syndrome ; de Lange syndrome ; the deletion ...

Anterior

... l cancer ... anterior dynamized system (ADS) Spinal intervertebral body fixation orthosis, consisting of dynamized closed screws, closed transverse fixator connector, anterior rods and closed blocker. Mfg: Abbott Labs. Source: FDA 510K Summary - 2/19/97. The anterior portion of the pelvis ...

Bacterial Infections

... secondary bacterial infections pneumonia encephalitis ( inflammation of the brain) cerebellar ataxia (defective muscular coordination) transverse myelitis ( inflammation along the spinal cord) ... Waterborne bacterial infections account for 2-3 billion episodes of diarrhea resulting ...

Cecum

... back into the small intestine . COLON - Also known as the large intestine , this structure has 6 major divisions: cecum , ascending colon , transverse colon , descending colon , sigmoid colon , and rectum . The appendix is a small, finger-shaped pouch of intestinal tissue extending from ...

Fat

... in subcutaneous tissue , just above the fat pad of the foot, close to an artery and vein . Above the nerve is a structure called the deep transverse metatarsal ligament . It occurs when the pad of fat that supports these bones wastes away, or atrophies, due to a lack of nourishment and as ...

Fractures

... Below is a listing of the common types that may occur in children: greenstick - incomplete fracture . The broken bone is not completely separated. transverse - the break is in a straight line across the bone. Fractures from trauma often require rigid bracing to protect the bone as it heals for 6 to ...

Fracture

... Below is a listing of the common types that may occur in children: greenstick - incomplete fracture . The broken bone is not completely separated. transverse - the break is in a straight line across the bone. Fracture d clavicle in the newborn Definition: A fracture of a newborn's shoulder bone ( ...

Herpes zoster

... from chicken pox , the virus doesn't actually leave your body but enters a kind of hibernation stage. The infectious agents associated with transverse myelitis include virus es and bacteria : herpes simplex , herpes zoster , cytomegalovirus , Epstein-Barr virus , entero viruses ( ...

Intestine

... which cell genes are altered. COLON - Also known as the large intestine , this structure has 6 major divisions: cecum , ascending colon , transverse colon , descending colon , sigmoid colon , and rectum . liver , gallbladder , pancreas , spleen , intestine s, reproductive organ s), ...

Muscle spasm

... on the urethra l sphincter muscle , but drugs used to reduce muscle spasm s or tremor s are sometimes used to help the sphincter relax. transverse myelitis can cause low back pain , spinal cord dysfunction, muscle spasm s, a general feeling of discomfort, headache , loss of appetite , and ...

Proximal

... surgeon makes an incision along the toe and trims the head of the proximal phalanx, allowing the toe to straighten. There are most often two transverse palmar creases, a proximal one and a more distal one, neither of which extends all the way across the palm. Candida onychomycosis is a ...

Spinal Cord Injuries

... into shallow water sports such as hockey, football, water skiing, and surfing penetrating injuries from weapons such as bullets or knives. transverse myelitis may be caused by viral infections , spinal cord injuries , ... spinal cord injuries spinal cord conditions that result in muscle ...
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