hyperflexion


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hyperflexion

 [hi″per-flek´shun]
flexion of a limb or part beyond the normal limit.

hy·per·flex·ion

(hī'pĕr-flek'shŭn),
Flexion of a limb or part beyond the normal limit.
Synonym(s): superflexion

hyperflexion

(hī′pər-flĕk′shən)
n.
Flexion of a limb or part beyond its normal range.

hy′per·flex′ v.

hy·per·flex·ion

(hī'pĕr-flek'shŭn)
Flexion of a limb or part beyond the normal limit.

hyperflexion

Bending beyond the normal limits.
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The mechanism of injury is often a direct blow to the front of the lower leg in contact or a fall onto the knee causing hyperflexion of the knee.
Had the nurses reassessed the need for hyperflexion, injury to the patient could have been avoided.
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