microtrauma


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microtrauma

 [mi″kro-traw´mah]
a microscopic lesion or injury.

microtrauma

[-trô′mə]
a very slight injury or lesion.

microtrauma

Small, often minute injuries caused by repetitive overuse.

microtrauma

Orthopedics Small, usually unnoticed injuries caused by repetitive overuse. See Overuse syndrome.

mi·cro·trau·ma

(mī'krō-traw'mă)
A minor or microscopic lesion due to injury, which may become significant if often repeated.
Synonym(s): cumulative trauma disorder.

cu·mu·la·tive trau·ma dis·or·der

(CTD) (kyūm'yŭ-lă-tiv traw'mă dis-ōr'dĕr)
Any of the chronic disorders involving tendon, muscle, joint, and nerve damage, often resulting from work-related physical activities.
Synonym(s): microtrauma, repetitive strain disorder.

microtrauma

a microscopic lesion or injury.
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Stegagno said, by first creating an initial compression phase that "squeezes the cell and creates a microtrauma.
The pathophysiology involves microtrauma, typically either because of passing rock-hard stools, diarrhea, or the rigors of childbirth, any of which can cause a break in the anal mucosa.
Furthermore, the same study highlighted the importance of topography, which is significantly associated with HPV positivity of a particular lesion considering them as the "most frequently exposed sites" to microtrauma (14).
Cartilage synchondrosis disorder makes os trigonum syndrome with recurrent microtrauma in between talar tubercule and os trigonum (3).
sup][4],[5],[6],[7] The true etiology of PVNS is unknown, and repeated hemarthrosis or microtrauma has been suspected.
Severs disease (calcaneal apophysitis)--is a common cause of heel pain in child/teenage athletes, due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of the growth plates of the calcaneus Children aged from 7-15 are most commonly affected and it predominates in males.
Without adequate recovery, microtrauma stimulates an inflammatory response, which in turn leads to localized damage to the area.
5) Perineal nodular induration (PNI) also known as biker's nodule, cyclist's nodule, ischiatic hygroma, third testicle, or an accessory testicle is a benign pseudotumour that presents most commonly in avid male cyclists with repetitive perineal microtrauma.
This technique uses low temperatures to help the body recover from the microtrauma caused by long and intense physical effort.
Injury to the medial collateral ligament (MCL) occurs most frequently as a result of repetitive microtrauma during overhead throwing activity specially in athletes, [2,3] but it can occur as a single traumatic event.
1-9) The most obvious suspicions for the development of an osteochondral defect are repetitive microtrauma, and compromised blood flow to the elbow.
This might reflect the sequelae of continuous muscle microtrauma leading to increased post-exertional pain and other painful symptoms in FMS patients.