sole of foot


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sole of foot

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the inferior aspect or bottom of the foot, much of which is in contact with the ground when standing; it is covered with hairless, usually nonpigmented skin that is especially thickened and provided with epidermal ridges over the weight-bearing areas.
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Marking the scope of pain in the sole of foot after disinfecting the bed, local infiltration ofg 5 ml 1% - lidocaine till local tender- ness disappeared and making 2mm puncture at the center of markeding scope, using vessel forceps separate hypodermics to fascia rete, punching 2mm interval by TOPAZ plasma radio-frequency head.
The Brummie striker sustained the problem to the sole of foot when he tumbled over the advertising hoardings and into the Kop during Villa's draw at Liverpool 16 days ago.
Sole of foot at least as wide as body, remaining wide and straight when body is contracted, resulting in dorsal side of body taking on domed shape but animal remaining in stable, upright position.