inferior pole

in·fe·ri·or pole

[TA]
for a structure having a vertically oriented long axis, the point at the lower end of the axis, nearest the soles of the feet; the lowest point of a structure's surface. See: inferior pole of kidney, lower pole of testis.
Synonym(s): extremitas inferior [TA], inferior extremity1 ☆ , polus inferior ☆ , lower pole
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There is a reoperation rate between 20% and 50% when inferior pole fractures are fixed with K-wires.
The lesions were located in the adrenal region (seven cases), renal hilum region (two cases), and the inferior pole of the kidney (one case).
Here, we report a case of a 25-year-old male with a 4 cm-mass located in the inferior pole of the left kidney, treated by surgical excision.
15 cm skin incision was made on midline starting 2 cm distal to inferior pole of patella extending proximally (Fig.
1) With this technique, early division of anterior tracheal attachments and mobilization of the superior pole facilitates removal of the inferior pole from the mediastinum.
Three drill holes were made from the inferior pole to the superior pole of each patella with a 2.
The inferior pole of both the kidneys were medially rotated and fused in the midline anterior to the aorta and inferior vena cava (IVC), with no evidence of hydroureteronephrosis and renal calculi (Figure 1).
Another common injury is Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome, which is an apophysitis of the inferior pole of the patella that occurs in prepubescent boys and girls.
Hoffa's fat pad is situated behind the patellar tendon, under the inferior pole of patella, above the proximal pole of tibia, with the joint cavity behind it.
Patellar tendinopathy (PT) describes a clinical condition characterized by activity-related anterior knee pain associated with focal patellar tendon tenderness localized to the inferior pole of the patella.
Parathyroid ultrasonography revealed 11 x 18 x 21 mm thyroid left inferior pole located mass compatible with parathyroid adenoma.