gluteal region


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glu·te·al re·gion

[TA]
the region of the buttocks.
Synonym(s): regio glutealis [TA]

gluteal region

the region overlying the gluteal muscles.
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Trauma surgeons must be aware of the possibility of GCS in patients who have an acute pelvic trauma with swelling and excessive pain of the gluteal region.
If available, magnetic resonance images (MRIs) were obtained from the hospital's picture archiving and communication system (PACS) and further examined for the presence of necrosis, cyst formation due to injection, as well as for the adipose tissue thickness in the gluteal region.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Figures 1 and 2, showed an expansive process compatible with lipoma in the gluteal region, between the gluteus maximus and medius.
The SGA gives off a deep branch to the gluteus medius muscle and then runs through the gluteus maximus muscle, ending in cutaneous arteries located mainly in the superolateral gluteal region.
The sciatic nerve courses laterally in the gluteal region and then inferiorly in the posterior portion of the upper thigh.
All patients were asked to pay attention to hygiene rules, to not sit or use a semisitting position for 15 days, and to depilate hairs around their gluteal region as necessary for every 3 months beginning after hospital discharge.
Injections into the gluteal region are given dorsogluteally or ventrogluteally the latter being preferred over the former as it is claimed to be safer.
Gluteal region is usually the preferred site for intramuscular injections since the muscle in this region is coarse and dense and has the advantage of better absorption.
A 48-year-old woman receiving hemodialysis via arterial-venous fistula presented with right gluteal region pain and fever.
The sciatic nerve enters the gluteal region via the 'sciatic foramen' (lesser or greater?
An anatomical study of the gluteal region by Ahmadzadeh et al.