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Related to antecubital: Antecubital fossa, antecubital space
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Adj.1.antecubital - of or relating to the region of the arm in front of the elbowantecubital - of or relating to the region of the arm in front of the elbow; "blood was drawn from the antecubital region"


a. antecubital, en posición anterior al codo.
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A 75-year-old woman with no known allergies was admitted to the hospital with endocarditis in February 1994 and had a Landmark[R] midline catheter placed in a right antecubital vein 13 days after admission.
Next common site is at Left antecubital fossa between veins of the region and Brachial artery.
A 5-month-old boy with Fitzpatrick skin type IV presented with IH since birth on the right antecubital fossa measuring 7x4cm in size and thickness 0.
Blood was taken from antecubital forearm of the subjects according to the hygiene rules and put into gel yellow cap tubes containing 5ml and blood lipid levels and then these were analyzed using auto-analyzer, Spectrophotometry, in Central Laboratory.
Patients with partial ruptures present with pain in the antecubital fossa without a palpable defect.
These investigators used two methods of cannulation --a 2 inch plastic 16 gauge needle in the external jugular vein and a 24 inch plastic 16 gauge catheter in the antecubital vein.
This recommendation is based on the close proximity of the medial antebrachial cutaneous nerves to the basilic vein, which lies in the inside or medial aspect of the antecubital area.
These telangiectasias are bright red horizontal streaks that cause the eyes to look "bloodshot" and eventually involve the rest of the conjunctivae, eyelids, adjoining facial regions, external ears, neck, and antecubital and popliteal spaces.
The trunk, axillae, antecubital and popliteal fossae, and crural folds are the most common anatomic sites for development of lesions, but they may appear anywhere on the body.
O'Donoghue has her patients patch test the antecubital fossa for 2-3 days before purchasing these products.