frog-leg position


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frog-leg position

supine with soles of feet together and knees apart to expose the perineum.
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frog-leg position

A body position used in physical examination to evaluate the genitals and perineum in which the patient lies on the back or sits on the buttocks, bends the knees, abducts the thighs, and draws the heels toward the pelvis. Synonym: butterfly position.
See also: position
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