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a.1.(Anat.) Situated in front of the tibia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The fibularis brevis can also be used as a proximally based muscle graft depending on the fibular artery and anterior tibial artery branches to reconstruct defects around the knee or pretibial defects (Pers et al., 2009).
There was no evidence of abnormal breath sounds, cardiac murmur, abdominal bruit, or pretibial pitting oedema.
In the chronic stage of capsular hemiplegia, H reflex and even the tendon reflex are elicited in pretibial muscles in addition to hyperactive tendon reflex with ankle clonus in the triceps surae muscles.
Side effects developed after the second cycle of chemotherapy, including fatigue, pretibial edema, and neuropathy (her leg pain and constipation worsened).
Besides thyroid hormones, TPE may help in the clearance of cytokines, deiodinase enzyme, and Graves' antibodies which help not only in the resolution of thyrotoxicosis but also of Graves' ophthalmopathy and pretibial myxedema [31].
Radiographs demonstrated medial and pretibial soft tissue swelling over the previous tibial reconstruction, but a CT scan failed to demonstrate any lesion.
There was also tenderness in both shoulders, elbows, forearms, pretibial regions, and ankles without any swelling, erythema, or warmth.
Graves' disease (GD) is an autoimmune disorder which causes different impairments in the thyroid gland, orbit, and pretibial skin.
Other 2 SSc patients (50 F, 70 F) developed LoS after 5 and 10 years of follow-up, at the trunk and left pretibial area, respectively; both patients were anticentromere positive and with limited skin SSc subset.