pubic tubercle


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tubercle

 [too´ber-k'l]
1. a nodule or small eminence, especially one on a bone, for attachment of a tendon; see also tuber and tuberosity. Called also tuberculum. adj., adj tuber´cular, tuber´culate.
2. a small, rounded nodule produced by the bacillus of tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). It is made up of small spherical cells that contain giant cells and are surrounded by spindle-shaped epithelioid cells.
fibrous tubercle a tubercle of bacillary origin that contains connective tissue elements.
Ghon tubercle Ghon focus.
mental tubercle a prominence on the inner border of either side of the mental protuberance of the mandible.
miliary tubercle one of the many minute tubercles formed in many organs in acute miliary tuberculosis.
pubic tubercle a prominent tubercle at the lateral end of the pubic crest.
supraglenoid tubercle one on the scapula for attachment of the long head of the biceps muscle.

pu·bic tu·ber·cle

[TA]
a small palpable projection at the anterior extremity of the crest of the pubis about 2 cm from the symphysis; site of insertion of the inguinal ligament.

pu·bic tu·ber·cle

(pyū'bik tū'bĕr-kĕl) [TA]
A small palpable projection at the anterior extremity of the crest of the pubis about 2 cm from the symphysis; site of insertion of the inguinal ligament.

tubercle

1. a small, rounded nodule produced by the bacillus of tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis). It is made up of small spherical masses that contain giant cells and are surrounded by spindle-shaped epithelioid cells.
2. a nodule or small eminence, especially one on a bone, for attachment of a tendon. See also cuneate tubercle.

dysgonic tubercle (1)
one from which it is difficult to culture mycobacteria, typical of Mycobacterium bovis.
eugonic tubercle (1)
one from which mycobacteria can be isolated with ease. Typical of Mycobacterium avium.
fibrous tubercle (1)
a tubercle of bacillary origin that contains connective tissue elements.
genital tubercle
see phallic tubercle (below).
gracile tubercle
a small swelling; used as an anatomical landmark; also an attachment for the gracilis nucleus in the medulla oblongata.
humerus tubercle
the point of the shoulder; the greater tubercle on the head of the humerus.
intercondylar t's
situated on the intercondylar eminence on the head of the tibia, there are medial and lateral tubercles. Called also intercondylar eminences.
intermediate humerus tubercle
a small ridge between the greater and lesser tubercles of the horse's humerus; it serves to restrain the bicipital tendon.
intervenous tubercle
a fold on the inner wall of the right atrium, directing the flow of blood from the venae cavae to the atrioventricular opening.
miliary tubercle
one of the many minute tubercles formed in many organs in acute miliary tuberculosis.
phallic tubercle
primordia of the penis; called also genital tubercle.
pubic tubercle
a prominent tubercle at the lateral end of the pubic crest.
supraglenoid tubercle
a tubercle on the scapula for attachment of the biceps muscle.
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The precise length can be measured during clinical applications using a measuring tape; however, the skin crease between the pubic tubercle and the roots of the thigh prohibit this strategy from being practical for measuring the L and L' lines.
Another study used the distance from the pubic tubercle to the femoral medial epicondyle as a longitudinal reference line and the distance from the pubic tubercle to the greater trochanter of the femur as a horizontal reference line, but the obtained distances were based on straight lines and did not localize the NEP on the surface of the skin (Kwon et al.
A = greater trochanter of the femur, B = lateral epicondyle of the femur, C = pubic tubercle, AB = longitudinal reference line (L), AC = horizontal reference line (H), P = puncture point for the NEP of the adductor magnus muscle, A[P.
Paajanen and colleagues describe a technique for endoscopic placement of polypropylene mesh posterior to the pubic tubercle to evenly distribute muscle pressure in the symphysis region.
After dissecting the pre and retroperitoneal spaces from the pubic tubercle to the inguinal ligament, a synthetic mesh is inserted into these spaces and the entire visceral sac in the inguinal canal is effectively wrapped.
were excluded from the study as the pelvis is not fully developed before this age & exact position of pubic tubercle cannot be forecasted due to the growth of skeletal system.
Connecting both anterior superior iliac spine which was given the name SS Line and the length of SS Line was noted; next the pubic tubercle on the side of hernia was marked by the palpation.
The surgical technique was standard incision, hernia sac resection and facial plication if required and prolene mesh was placed behind spermatic cord and in between inguinal ligament and conjoint tendon and then fixed by 2 '0' prolene suture starting from pubic tubercle and the inguinal ligament up to beyond deep ring in continous way and then taking the same thread to the margins of mesh laterally & above deep inguinal ring to conjoint tendon and tying it back at pubic tubercle.
The sagittal plane was defined by a plane passing through the most anterior part of the right and left ASIS and the pubic tubercles [17].
For example, pelvic depth was measured in the sagittal plane between two reference lines--that is, a reference line between the most anterior projection of the right and left pubic tubercles and a reference line between the most posterior projections of the right and left PSIS (Figure 1).
This included a structural assessment of pelvic alignment in the sitting, standing, supine and prone positions; an evaluation of the heights of the iliac crests, the posterior and anterior superior iliac spine, pubic tubercles, ischial tuberosities, and inferior lateral angles of the sacrum; as well as both active and passive range of motion of the lumbar spine and hips, and strength and flexibility of the pelvic and spinal stabilizers.
On physical examination, compression over the symphysis pubis, sacroiliac joints, and pubic tubercles produces pelvic instability, excessive pelvic mobility, and low back pain that radiates to the buttocks.