sole of foot

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sole of foot

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the inferior aspect or bottom of the foot, much of which is in contact with the ground when standing; it is covered with hairless, usually nonpigmented skin that is especially thickened and provided with epidermal ridges over the weight-bearing areas.
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The skin of the distal region of the pelvic limbs, in the metatarsal plantar region, was thick, smooth and dark compared to the rest of the body.
Kawana, "Extraskeletal osteochondroma arising on the plantar region," Case Reports in Dermatology, vol.
The test was performed with the animal manually restrained and the digital Von Frey filament applied to the right hind limb, both in the plantar region and just below the incision.
She had also called the dermatology outpatient department 3 days prior to admission because of progressive petechiae and purpura formation on her left plantar region. The patient used anxiolytic agents and sleeping pills.
The participants showed no progression in the loading rate of each plantar region by the end of the 2 year study.{Table 2}
The physical exam will usually show substantial pain on palpation about the medial plantar region of the heel (calcaneal-fascial interface, see Figure 1), tightness of the Achilles tendon, and reduced ankle dorsiflexion.
On examination, a vegetative lesion with 20 cm in its largest diameter located on the medial side and plantar region of the left foot (Fig.
Stimulation of the plantar region with a blunt object along the lateral side of the sole, from the heel towards the big toe, results in the dorsiflexion and abduction of the toes and extensor hallucis longus muscle contraction, resulting in the extension of the big toe and foot dorsiflexion.
CT of the right lower extremity revealed multiple high-attenuation masses in the soft tissues of the right leg and foot, including a mass in the medial plantar region of the foot.
"A 22-year-old woman sought medical care for a lesion in the plantar region of her left foot, a well-formed nipple surrounded by areola and hair," the Mirror quoted the researchers, as saying in a report.
(D) The leg's sural nerve is connected to tibial nerve, restoring sensation to the foot's plantar region and toes.
Landing surface significantly affected PTI in plantar region M1 (p = 0.021), in which a hard surface resulted in a lower PTI than soft surface.