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quadratus

(quad-rā'tŭs),
Four sided or square; used to refer to the quadrate (q.) muscles.
[L. quadro, quadratus, to make square, fr. quattuor, four.]
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After the external oblique, internal oblique, and transversus abdominis muscles were seen, the probe was moved to the posterior and the quadratus lumborum muscle was observed.
The quadratus lumborum stabilizes the frontal flexion and extension and resists shearing of spine through activation in extension, flexion and lateral bending.
Heterotopic ossification in quadratus femoris muscle in a haemophilic patient.
Also, during the palpation of the quadratus lumborum and paravertebral muscles, subjects M.B.
For example, a patient presenting with low back pain may be treated utilizing traditional points located near the ankle and knee, and also by needling active trigger points in the quadratus lumborum muscle.
Improved micro-surgery has enhanced outcomes for free vascularized fibula grafting to the osteonecrosis hip.24,25 Other grafting techniques, such as bone graft pedicled with quadratus femoris in a titanium mesh, have also been developed, but long-term effectiveness need validation.24,25
In the article titled "Quadratus Lumborum Block as Sole, Homeostatic-Preserving Anesthetic for a Patient with Multiple System Atrophy Undergoing Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Case Report" [1], the names of the authors were given incorrectly as M.
A quadratus lumborum (QL) block is an abdominal truncal block technique that primarily provides analgesia and anaesthesia to the abdominal wall [1, 2].

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