paraspinal


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paraspinal

(par″ă-spīn′ăl) [ para- + spinal]
Adjacent to the spine.
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4) Paraspinal and intraosseous abscess, subligamentous extension and spinal deformity were detected more frequently in TB than in others.
Reduced quadriceps activation after lumbar paraspinal fatiguing exercise.
Conversely, during pushing exertions very little paraspinal muscle activation is necessary to achieve equilibrium (deLooze et al.
A plain cervical spine x-ray was reported as normal and he was discharged home on a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxant for paraspinal spasm.
Palpation was performed for crepitation and tenderness over greater tuberosity, bicipital groove, acromioclavicular junction, trapezius muscle, cervical spinous processes and paraspinal muscles.
On physical exam, patient had left flank tenderness with a large area of induration over left paraspinal muscles with central ulcer draining serosanguinous fluid.
After making the osteotomies, the mass was radically dissected from the gluteal and paraspinal musculature.
The spinal nerve entrapment that occurred in NP may be associated with degenerative changes in the spine, paraspinal muscle spasm, or fibrous bands (2).
Similarly other radiological findings namely presence of paraspinal abscess, thoracic abscess, and destruction of ribs are also seen as characteristic features in patients with renal amyloidosis.
On examination, there were tenderness over the central and left paraspinal area and a fixed palpable mass of size approximately 7 x 5 cm, hard in consistency, and no pulse.
The constellation of findings noted were bilateral multiple breast masses of which largest of approximately 10 x 10cm was noted on the right side, bilateral axillary lymphadenopathy, right pleural effusion, right posterior chest wall mass with features of rib infiltration and a right paraspinal posterior mediastinal mass with spinal invasion.