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n. pl. is·chi·a (-kē-ə)
The lowest of the three major bones that constitute each half of the pelvis.

[Latin, hip joint, from Greek iskhion.]

is′chi·al (-əl) adj.
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According to another study, the position of a child that eliminates the effect of gravity on the trunk is the anteriorly tipped pelvis and straight back having line of gravity forward to ischial tuberosity.
A 32.year.old female presented with the left ischial pressure ulcer which is present for the past 5 years.
The nerve comes out of the greater sciatic foramen, and passes through the ischial spine, sacrospinous ligament, and sacrotuberous ligament.[6,7] Pudendal neuralgia develops after mechanical damage to the pudendal nerve, viral infections, and immunological processes.[8] The mechanical damage to the nerve can be also called as pudendal nerve entrapment.
Anterograde or retrograde pyelography reveals horizontally redundant ureter posterolateral and inferior to the ischial spine.
Avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity is under-recognized in adolescents.
Current standard of care TF prosthetic sockets, such as the ischial containment (IC) socket, (4) are designed to fit intimately with the ischium and greater trochanter, stabilizing the socket on the residual limb and supporting body weight.
It passes through the greater sciatic foramen along the posterior aspect of the ischial spine close to the sacrospinous ligament and enters the ischioanal fossa through the lesser sciatic foramen.
Due to the complete lack of ventral support, mares with ruptured prepubic tendon present with an elevated tail head and ischial tuberosity, resulting in lordosis and a "saw-horse" stance and the mammary glands may displace forward.
Among the seven articles in the first issue were: "Ossifying Enchondroma of the Head of the Humerus" by Philip Barack, "Tuberculosis of the Ischial Tuberosity: Partial Resection of the Ischium" by Henry Milch, "Xanthogranuloma of the Knee Joint" by Milton Friedman and Arthur Ginzler, and "Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Femoral Head" by Aaron M.
During ischial osteotomies, the OA and CM can be injured due to a difficulty of visualization during an anterior approach (Kamada et al., 2011; Wada et al.).