deltoid muscle


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Noun1.Deltoid muscle - a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the armdeltoid muscle - a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
rotator cuff - a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move
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Table 1 Comparison of the Differences in Average Resting Muscle Length Relative to the Native Shoulder Avg Diff in Resting Anterior Deltoid Middle Deltoid Muscle Length (mm) Non-offset rTSA 19.
5-mL intramuscular injection into the deltoid muscle of the upper arm in patients 10-18 years of age.
After the fifth dose, entire deltoid muscle swelling occurred in 0 of 121 children who got the same DTaP for all five doses and in 2.
The vaccine is licensed in adult and pediatric formulations, with different dosages and administration schedules (Table 1) and should be administered by intramuscular injection into the deltoid muscle.
Remune has been administered to over 2,000 patients in over 25 separate clinical trials, has an excellent safety profile, is well tolerated and is easy to administer via intramuscular injection in the deltoid muscle.
This altered anatomy is intended to provide a greater lever arm for the deltoid muscle, allowing the patients to regain active shoulder elevation.
The patient resists rotation and upon examination, the rounded contour of the deltoid muscle will not be visible on the affected side.
When postexposure prophylaxis is indicated, the rabies vaccine should be administered intramuscularly in the deltoid region or in the anterolateral thigh in younger children who do not have a prominent deltoid muscle.
Improved function may be obtained with activity modification, judicious use of steroid injections, and physical therapy with an emphasis on training of the anterior deltoid muscle.
It was extended approximately 5 cm distally through the subcutaneous tissue layer to the level of the deltoid muscle (Fig.
Supraspinatus and deltoid muscle strengths were measured against the level of gravity.
For stimulation of posterior deltoid muscle, the active electrode was placed on 5 cm distal of the posterior acromion.