pretibial


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pretibial

 [pre-tib´e-al]
in front of the tibia.
pretibial fever leptospirosis due to Leptospira interrogans serogroup autumnalis, marked by a rash on the pretibial region, with lumbar and postorbital pain, malaise, nasal inflammation, and fever. Also known as Fort Bragg fever because it was observed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

pre·tib·i·al

(prē-tib'ē-ăl),
Relating to the anterior portion of the leg; denoting especially certain muscles.
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23, left) and an increase in voluntary muscle power in flexors (pretibial muscles) (Fig.
In EN, pretibial involvement is most common, although the extensor surfaces of the forearm, thighs, and trunk also may be affected (5).
Clinicamente la aplasia cutis es bilateral y simetrica afectando extremidades inferiores particularmente en la region pretibial siguiendo las lineas de fusion embrionarias, hay reportes de involucro unilateral.
She did have a resting tremor, pretibial myxedema, and tachycardia but was overweight and did not have diarrhea, ophthalmopathy, increased sensitivity to heat, sleep disturbances, or increased anxiousness.
Diabetic dermopathy is sometimes referred to as shin spots or pigmented pretibial patches.
To the Editor: Pretibial myxedema (PTM), a localized thyroid-associated dermopathy, is characterized by local thickening and remodeling of the skin − it is often associated with a group of autoimmune thyroid diseases (ATDs).[sup][1] PTM is most frequently located across the lower legs, especially the pretibial areas or the dorsum of the foot.
glycosaminoglycan's expression with thickened skin in pretibial region and dorsum of foot.
Physical examination on admission was not remarkable except for oxygen saturation of 91% on 2 L/min of oxygen and pretibial pitting edema.
Skin biopsies were carried out in 64 patients with unilateral involvement and in those with involvement at sites other than the pretibial areas.
On admission, jugular venous distention, extreme pretibial edema, and systolic regurgitant murmur in the third intercostal space at the left sternal border were observed during physical examination.
The presence of dry, scaly skin on his abdomen and pretibial areas (Figure 1) was confirmed after receiving the results of the array.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Erythema nodosum on pretibial surface of lower extremity.