microtrauma


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microtrauma

 [mi″kro-traw´mah]
a microscopic lesion or injury.

microtrauma

Small, often minute injuries caused by repetitive overuse.

microtrauma

Orthopedics Small, usually unnoticed injuries caused by repetitive overuse. See Overuse syndrome.

mi·cro·trau·ma

(mī'krō-traw'mă)
A minor or microscopic lesion due to injury, which may become significant if often repeated.
Synonym(s): cumulative trauma disorder.

cu·mu·la·tive trau·ma dis·or·der

(CTD) (kyūm'yŭ-lă-tiv traw'mă dis-ōr'dĕr)
Any of the chronic disorders involving tendon, muscle, joint, and nerve damage, often resulting from work-related physical activities.
Synonym(s): microtrauma, repetitive strain disorder.
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That finding may be attributed to the coccygeal location, in which frictional microtrauma occurs frequently.
Keywords: Brachial diplegia, "Man-In-The Barrel" syndrome, Recurrent microtrauma.
Meniscal disease refers to degenerative changes in the menisci of the knee joints caused by trauma, repeated microtrauma, or aging.
The microtrauma of hair removal may facilitate transmission or change the environment of the area in other ways that facilitate infection.
The pathogenesis of Charcot neuroarthropathy has been attributed to multiple mechanisms, including an exaggerated overuse injury of an insensate joint subjected to microtrauma (7); the patient's abnormal sensorium prevents him or her from adopting normal protective behavior.
Butchers are exposed to physical (e.g., cold and humidity), biological (e.g., HPV 7) and mechanical (microtrauma) agents, in addition to cuts while handling tools (2,15,16).
"Insertional tendinopathies, explains Antonio Fiore, the physician in charge of FIS, represent by far the most common issue in top athletes, who must however also deal with other chronic or microtrauma problems such as for example, periostitis or myo-enthesitis.
A CK apresenta niveis plasmaticos basais, e niveis mais altos dessa enzima no plasma podem indicar microtrauma na membrana celular (Close e colaboradores, 2005; Hackney e colaboradores, 2008), permitindo que ela passe para o liquido extracelular.
The etiopathogenesis of pachychoroid spectrum diseases involves microtrauma to the Bruch's membrane from the enlarged pachy-veins in the Haller's layer.
of % Total Energy Category Subcategory System Injuries Injuries (%N) Mechanical All 62,672 96 Acute Trauma All 10,567 16 Non-MSK 4,007 6.2 MSK 6,560 10 Cumulative All 52,105 80 Microtrauma Non-MSK 3,432 5.3 MSK 48,673 75 Environmental All 1,574 2.4 Thermal/Radiant 1,542 2.4 Pressure 0 0.0 Cold 32 0.0 Electrical 0 0.0 Poisons All 154 0.2 Drugs 51 0.1 Chemicals 41 0.1 Toxins 62 0.1 Nonenvironmental All 97 0.1 Nuclear/Radiation 0 0.0 Thermal (burns) 97 0.1 Electrical 0 0.0 Other All 528 0.8 Operative/Medical 0 0.0 Accidents Operative/Medical 33 0.1 Complications Unspecified/Multiple 176 0.3 Injuries Lack of Essential 71 0.1 Element(s) Abuse /Intentional 48 0.1 Other Foreign 25 0.0 Body/Food Other Reaction to 175 0.3 External Cause Total Injuries 65,025 100 Exposure Type: Energy Body No.
The mechanism of injury in Hoffa's disease is likely secondary to inflammation of the fat pad resulting from acute trauma (17,18) or repetitive microtrauma. (12,19,20) The microtrauma is thought to occur as a result of hyperextension or rotational strain, (1,20-24) functional stresses that are quite common in dance.
The pathophysiology involves microtrauma, typically either because of passing rock-hard stools, diarrhea, or the rigors of childbirth, any of which can cause a break in the anal mucosa.