carpopedal

carpopedal

 [kahr″po-pe´d'l]
affecting the wrist and foot.

car·po·ped·al

(kar'pō-ped'ăl),
Relating to the wrist and the foot, or the hands and feet; denoting especially carpopedal spasm.
[G. karpos, wrist, + L. pes (ped-), foot]

car·po·ped·al

(kahr'pō-ped'ăl)
Relating to the wrist and the foot, or the hands and feet; denoting especially carpopedal spasm.
[G. karpos, wrist, + L. pes (ped-), foot]

carpopedal

Pertaining to the hands and feet. The term is most often used in referring to spasm of the muscles affecting the hands and feet (carpopedal spasm) that occurs in TETANY.
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[1,2,3,4] Hypoparathyroidism leading to decreased serum calcium, clinically may present with muscle cramps, perioral and peripheral paraesthesia, carpopedal spasm or tetany, and/or confusion.
[1] The main clinical features of the disease are hypocalcemic symptoms such as perioral numbness, paresthesia, and carpopedal muscle spasms.
The diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency is based on a combination of clinical features (which may include bone pain and tenderness, carpopedal spasms, diffuse limb pains, deformities of the lower limbs and generalized weakness, fractures, etc.), laboratory results, and radiologic findings.
Trousseau's sign is positively noted by inflating a blood pressure cuff above systolic pressure for up to three minutes and looking for a carpopedal spasm.
Sex, hypocalcemia in ss-thalassemia major, symptomatic hypocalcemia, presence of paresthesias and numbness, myalgias, hyperpigmentation and carpopedal spasm were variables.
23-year-old female presented to the Emergency Room with carpopedal spasms and tingling numbness in hands.
Physical examination revealed carpopedal spasm and overactive tendon reflexes.
Tetany as a result of muscular spasm and carpopedal spasm were positive at the time of admission while Chvostek's and Trousseau's signs were negative although she had no dysmorphic features.
The common clinical manifestations of hypoparathyroidism include tingling and numbness, carpopedal spasm, seizures, and neurocognitive dysfunction (3).
Also, patients with prolonged hypocalcemia had a significantly higher incidence of serious sequelae, including carpopedal spasms and signs of tetany.