inferior pubic ramus


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inferior pubic ramus

[TA]
inferior extension from body of pubic bone that meets with the ramus of the ischium to form the ischiopubic ramus.
Synonym(s): ramus inferior ossis pubis [TA]

in·fe·ri·or pu·bic ra·mus

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr pyū'bik rā'mŭs) [TA]
Inferior extension from body of pubic bone that meets with the ramus of the ischium to form the ischiopubic ramus.
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Testicular rupture typically occurs when the testis is forced against the inferior pubic ramus or the pubic symphysis as a result of rapid deceleration and an applied force of 50 kg has been shown to be sufficient for testicular rupture [7, 8].
Furthermore, a change in the position of the acetabular component, periprosthetic femur fracture, and a nondisplaced left inferior pubic ramus fracture were noted.
1) were taken, which showed an anterior-inferior dislocation with an inferior pubic ramus fracture on the left side.
The patient, who had a pain on her right hip in April 2009, was reevaluated and new fracture lines were observed in the right superior and inferior pubic ramus, and in the left inferior pubic ramus (Figure 2).
(7) This canal was bordered by the pubic symphysis dorsal-cranially, the inferior pubic ramus and suspensory ligament laterally and the corpus covernosum medially.
The fibromuscular layer is split to the level of the inferior pubic ramus. The procedure is repeated on the opposite side of the vagina.
Among those cases with MRI abnormalities, there were 19 patients with osteitis pubis, 9 with stress fractures (8 with fractures of the inferior pubic ramus), 5 with adductor muscle tears, 6 with hamstring muscle tears, 10 with inflammation of the small rotator muscles of the hip, and 4 with iliopsoas tendonitis.
Cunningham and colleagues have suggested previously that an accessory cleft between the inferior pubic ramus and the adductor longus tendon attachment reflects adductor avulsion at this site, which leads to adductor dysfunction and groin pain.
Fatigue fracture of the inferior pubic ramus following total hip replacement for congenital hip dislocation.
For repair of an anterior vaginal prolapse (a cystocele), the two most important landmarks are the ischial spine and the junction of the inferior pubic ramus with the body of the pubic bone.
When you feel the junction of the inferior pubic ramus with the body of the pubic bone--one of the two most important landmarks--you then can slide your finger along the obturator internus fascia right down to the ischial spine.