sacral region


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sa·cral re·gion

[TA]
the area of the back overlying the sacrum.
Synonym(s): regio sacralis [TA]
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Table-1: Values of the lumbar and sacral region angles in both genders.
(A) A whitish irregular mass (4.4 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm) extended from the lumbar intumescence to the sacral region of the spinal cord.
Presentation in the sacral region has been reported by Al-Salem; [3] this is the only recorded occurrence in this location.
Significant studies have been done towards the understanding of the sacral region by both anatomists and surgeons using MRI and CT scans.
The nodule in the sacral region was mainly composed of adipose tissue encapsulating a neoplastic mass of 2 cm in diameter.
Results: For all operations, the length of the pedicle dissection will not exceed 1 cm because of the vascular anatomy of the SGAP, which lies adjacent to the sacral region. Due to short pedicle dissection, all SGAP flap were elevated around an hour.
In terms of body localization of pressure ulcers, the most frequent localization was the sacral region with 41 cases (74.5%).
Sacral region not only is away from primary focus but also has very little chance of instability and neural element compression, therefore in our study there is no involvement of this level.
Low back pain presents itself in various forms with signs and symptoms ranging from dull localised pain in lumbar sacral region to severe pain in back radiating to lower limbs, numbness, loss of movement.
But the person unfamiliar with human anatomy does not know that the upper joint of the femur is several inches higher in the sacral region than would appear from superficial examination of the living body.
Moreover, in the majority of patients, dysraphism was at the lower lumbar and upper sacral region.
In addition, Stage I and II PU may be confused with incontinence associated dermatitis when they occur in the sacral region of persons with urinary or faecal incontinence.