carpal region

carpal region

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the region of the wrist, part of the hand region between the antebrachial region proximally and the metacarpal region distally.
Synonym(s): wrist region
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Patients with a history of direct trauma or orthopedic lesions in the carpal region and endocrine and/or metabolic disturbances (hypothyroidism, diabetes) and those that had previous local administration of steroids were excluded.
The flexor digitorum superficialis muscle as the other blastemas, find their origin at the carpal region. Unlike the other, the flexor digitorum superficialis blastema migrates proximately, while the abductor digiti minimi and abductor pollicis brevis muscles remain in the same carpal region.
The detailed clinical examination revealed that there was a chronic wound at the carpal region, high fever (104.2[degrees]F and 105.3[degrees]F), stiff limbs and tail, pricked ears, general muscle stiffness, third eye lid prolapse and jaws clamped together (lock jaw) and lateral recumbancy (Fig.