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]

carpopedal

/car·po·ped·al/ (kahr″po-ped´al) pertaining to or affecting the wrist (or the hand) and the foot.

carpopedal

[-ped′əl]
Etymology: Gk, karpos, wrist; L, pes, foot
pertaining to the wrist and 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.

carpopedal

affecting the carpus and foot.
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13) Trismus with carpopedal spasm with positive Chvostek's & Trosseau's signs was described in a case reported by Bhargava et al.
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.
Cardiovasculares QTc y ST prolongados Arritmias ventriculares Bradicardia Disfuncion diastolica Falla cardiaca aguda Hipotension resistente a vasopresores Neuromusculares Calambres Espasmos Mialgias Debilidad Hiperreflexia Signo Trosseau Signo Chvostek Laringoespasmo Broncoespasmo Extrapiramidalismo Espasmo carpopedal Psicosis--Alucinaciones Irritabilidad Ansiedad Parestesias Disestesias acrales y periorales Tabla 5.
7 Progressive proximal muscle weakness, gait disturbances, carpopedal spasm, and bone deformity are atypical manifestations of this deficiency.
16 It may also be associated with various neurological manifestations, including tetany, seizures, carpopedal spasms and paresthaesia, and little is known about these associated complications in thalassaemic patients.
Four (6%) patients had transient post-operative hypocalcaemia that was manifested clinically by carpopedal spasm.
For women who are hypocalcemic, acutely reduced calcium release from bone stores may precipitate symptomatic hypocalcemia, including perioral paresthesia, muscle twitching, and carpopedal spasm.
When the child was given paromomycin, he developed carpopedal spasm of both hands.
ASHE may be having carpopedal spasms - contractions of the hands or feet hat occur during orgasm.
Spasms of the hands and feet, known as carpopedal spasms, are sometimes linked to a lack of vitamin D.