popliteal


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popliteal

 [pop″lĭ-te´al]
pertaining to the area behind the knee.

pop·lit·e·al

(pop-lit'ē-ăl, pop-li-tē'ăl),
Synonym(s): popliteus (1)

popliteal

(pŏp-lĭt′ē-əl, pŏp′lĭ-tē′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the hollow part of the leg behind the knee joint.

popliteal

adjective Referring to the concave region on the posterior aspect of the knee.

pop·lit·e·al

(pop-lit'ē-ăl)
Relating to the popliteal fossa.

popliteal

Pertaining to the hollow surface behind the knee joint.
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[4] reported that 94% of popliteal cysts are related to intra-articular knee pathologies, with meniscus and cartilage-based pathologies constituting the majority.
Popliteal artery is the most common site for aneurysms in the lower extremity.
Patients presenting with diabetic foot sepsis with a palpable popliteal pulse underwent a primary BKA if sepsis was spreading beyond the transmetatarsal level.
Physical examination showed improved popliteal artery and dorsalis pedis artery pulses, and resolved paleness, coldness, and discoloration, and the patient was discharged on the third day of hospitalization.
The defect in the popliteal region was a large one of 24x16 cm (oval aspect), without intersecting the major anatomical structures present in this region (popliteal artery and vein, tibial nerve, common peroneal nerve).
There are studies in the literature regarding the anatomy of the source vessel and the perforator of the MSAP flap.[13] MSA originates from the popliteal artery.
Results: The pattern of peripheral vascular disease was divided in the lower limb in infra inguinal region into femoropopliteal disease and infra popliteal disease.
There are still delays in the diagnosis and treatment, so we present a case of a pseudoaneurysm with slow progression caused by a disease of unknown etiology, and large nonpulsatile tumor mass that has not been recorded so far, with successful treatment of a large pseudoaneurysm of the second segment of the popliteal artery of the left leg.
The table shows that the mean popliteal height for boys is 33 cm (SD 2.21) and for girls is 31.03 cm (SD 2.55).
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES), a consequence of aberrant positioning of structures surrounding the popliteal artery within the popliteal fossa, may present due to a variety of anatomical differences.
In this report we present a male patient with clinical features of MFS, a novel pathogenic variant in FBN1, and the unusual finding of bilateral popliteal aneurysms.
An angiogram of the right leg revealed acute occlusion of the distal popliteal artery (Figure 3).