ischial tuberosity


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is·chi·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
the rough bony projection at the junction of the lower end of the body of the ischium and its ramus; this is a weight-bearing point in the sitting position; provides attachment for the sacrotuberous ligament and is the site of origin of the hamstring muscles.

ischial tuberosity

Etymology: Gk, ischion, hip joint; L, tuber, swelling
a rounded protuberance of the lower part of the ischium. It forms a bony area on which the human body rests when in a sitting position.

is·chi·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

(is'kē-ăl tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
Landmark at the inferior aspect of the ischium: origin of the hamstring muscles.

tuberosity

an elevation or protuberance.

deltoid tuberosity
a prominence on the lateral aspect of the humerus; the point of attachment of the deltoid muscle.
facial tuberosity
a discrete elevation on the maxilla of cows which serves as an attachment for the rostral part of the masseter muscle.
ischial tuberosity
the pin bone; the most caudal process of the ischium.
olecranon tuberosity
the free end of the ulna; point of attachment of the triceps brachii muscle.
radial tuberosity
a rough patch on the cranial aspect of the proximal end of the radius.
tibial tuberosity
prominent tuberosity protruding from the cranial aspect of the proximal end of the tibia onto which the patellar ligament inserts.
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18,24) Smaller suture anchors have been studied more often in the literature, likely due to the limited surface area available for anchor implantation on the ischial tuberosity.
In this model, greater stresses are appreciated at the points of contact between the ischial tuberosity and the soft tissue, finding the greatest stresses when the simulated injuries wereoriginated inside the soft tissue.
The semitendinosus also has its origin on the ischial tuberosity and inserts on the proximal medial metaphysis of the tibia with the gracilis and sartorius as the pes anserinus, overlying the medial collateral ligament.
The intervention involved either: 1) a hypothenar ilium apex push to the PSIS on the short leg side (24) in an attempt to rotate the superior ilium anteriorly to elongate that lower limb and a hypothenar ischial tuberosity push on the long leg side, or 2) no manipulation.
In the current study, we utilized a method of measuring acetabular component position on the Danelius-Miller (16) lateral radiograph, applying the ischial tuberosity as an anatomic reference point and comparing the measurement variability of this method to the horizontal film edge reference method of Woo and Morrey.
Lesson of the week: Avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity in adolescents--an easily missed diagnosis.
Abbreviations: 3D = three-dimensional, ACB = air-cell-based, BW = body weight, DTI = deep tissue injury, FE = finite element, HG = hourglass-shaped scarring, IT = ischial tuberosity, MRI = magnetic resonance imaging, PU = pressure ulcer, R = reference, SCI = spinal cord injury, SW = sandwich-shaped scarring, Thin = thin skin scar.
Text words used were Avulsion Fractur *, Pelvic Bones, Anterior Superior Iliac Spine (ASIS), Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine (AIIS), Ischial Tuberosity (IT), Pubic Crest (PC), Pubic Symphysis (PS) and Iliac Crest (IC).
37) As such, efforts are made to minimize the duration and intensity of traction, lateralize the perineal post to protect the pudendal nerve as it crosses the ischial tuberosity, and maximize the size of the post so that all forces are well-distributed.
This enthesitis can occur anywhere in the body, but it most commonly occurs at the achilles tendon, the calcaneal insertion of the plantar fascia and at the insertion of the hamstrings on the ischial tuberosity.
The most proximal aspect of the socket, the brim, includes ischial ramus containment (IRC) and associated trim lines proximal to the ischial tuberosity (IT).