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low·er limb

[TA]
the hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.

low·er limb

(lō'ĕr lim) [TA]
The hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.
Synonym(s): lower extremity.

lower extremity

The lower limb, including the hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.
See also: extremity
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Patients with ESRD develop calcification of the small vessels, which leads to lower extremity amputation.
These same investigators, (6) however, did find an increase in AIS 2+ lower extremity injuries with air bag deployment alone, though they did not see an increase in AIS 2+ lower extremity injuries when seat belts were used in conjunction with air bag deployment, as was seen in the present data.
constant, frequent, or occasional lower extremity symptoms of a neuropathic nature with an unclear cause that was exacerbated by walking or standing
Because the majority of patients who incur injuries to bursae are athletes and soldiers who are around 20 years old, we investigated the normal ranges of lower extremity bursa dimensions in Chinese healthy young men recruited from a military team, and the measured values may be used as reference values for early diagnosis of bursa abnormalities using US in patients with injuries resulting from strenuous physical activity.
Research also indicates, though, that patients with peripheral vascular disease may be asymptomatic, but still show signs of lower extremity ischemia with appropriate vascular screening.
It was rare that a clot was detected on lower extremity ultrasound in a patient with a normal CT result (3 of 324, 0.
Pelvic pain related to pelvic venous congestion often occurs in women with symptomatic lower extremity venous reflux.
Black of Provo, Utah, recommends that those with complex nonsaphenous superficial lower extremity venous insufficiency be questioned regarding concomitant symptoms of pelvic congestion.
Also included on the HealPROtocols CD-ROM are Risk Assessment Intervention Guide, Case Manager Wound Report, Lower Extremity Documentation, and Ostomy Documentation.
We use such a pool in the early rehab stages for lower extremity injuries and other situations where running in a full weight-bearing mode is impossible.

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