carpopedal

carpopedal

 [kahr″po-pe´d'l]
affecting the wrist and foot.

car·po·ped·al

(kar'pō-ped'ăl),
Relating to the wrist and the foot, or the hands and feet; denoting especially carpopedal spasm.
[G. karpos, wrist, + L. pes (ped-), foot]

carpopedal

/car·po·ped·al/ (kahr″po-ped´al) pertaining to or affecting the wrist (or the hand) and the foot.

carpopedal

[-ped′əl]
Etymology: Gk, karpos, wrist; L, pes, foot
pertaining to the wrist and foot.

car·po·ped·al

(kahr'pō-ped'ăl)
Relating to the wrist and the foot, or the hands and feet; denoting especially carpopedal spasm.
[G. karpos, wrist, + L. pes (ped-), foot]

carpopedal

Pertaining to the hands and feet. The term is most often used in referring to spasm of the muscles affecting the hands and feet (carpopedal spasm) that occurs in TETANY.

carpopedal

affecting the carpus and foot.
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The common clinical manifestations of hypoparathyroidism include tingling and numbness, carpopedal spasm, seizures, and neurocognitive dysfunction (3).
Also, patients with prolonged hypocalcemia had a significantly higher incidence of serious sequelae, including carpopedal spasms and signs of tetany.
Symptoms and signs of hypocalcemia--perioral and extremities tingling, carpopedal spasms, and tetany--were registered in detail.
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Hypocalcemia is occasionally noted, but rarely are there any accompanying symptoms of muscle twitching, Chvostek sign, or carpopedal spasm.