trochanteric


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to trochanteric: Trochanteric bursitis

tro·chan·ter

 (trō-kăn′tər)
n.
1. Any of several bony processes on the upper part of the femur of many vertebrates.
2. The second proximal segment of the leg of an insect.

[New Latin, from Greek trokhantēr, ball of the hip joint, from trekhein, to run.]

tro·chan′ter·al, tro′chan·ter′ic (trō′kən-tĕr′ĭk, -kăn-) adj.

trochanteric

(ˌtrəʊkænˈtɛrɪk) or

trochanteral

adj
belonging or relating to a trochanter
Translations

trochanteric

adj trocantérico, trocantéreo
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Baron, "Heterogeneity of hip fracture: age, race, sex, and geographic patterns of femoral neck and trochanteric fractures among the US elderly," American Journal of Epidemiology, vol.
Moreover the decrease or loss of sensitivity combined with hip flexion and lumbar deviation causes sacral, gluteals and trochanteric pressure sores, skin infection, and sometimes even osteomyelitis.
Parker, "Sliding hip screw fixation of trochanteric hip fractures: outcome of 1024 procedures," Injury, vol.
It includes hip osteoarthritis, trochanteric bursitis, iliopsoas bursitis, stenosis of the cervical spinal canal, pelvic or sacral insufficiency fracture, muscle strain or tears, vascular claudication, myofascial referred pain, and facet arthropathy without stenosism, said Dr.
The differential diagnosis for LSS includes hip osteoarthritis, trochanteric bursitis, iliopsoas bursitis, stenosis of the cervical spinal canal, pelvic or sacral insufficiency fracture, muscle strain or tears, vascular claudication, myofascial referred pain, and facet arthropathy without stenosis.
You will learn how the incidence and types of injuries differ between men and women, including concussions, neck pain, shoulder instability, thoracic outlet syndrome and other nerve entrapments, lumbar spondylolisthesis, sacroiliac dysfunction, trochanteric bursitis, patellofemoral disorders, stress fractures and overuse injuries.
The anamnesis of the patient was unremarkable except he was treated for pulmonary TB 50 years ago and underwent surgery on his right hip due to trochanteric bursitis 3 years ago.
In rare cases of intractable symptoms, surgical procedures such as iliotibial band release, subgluteal bursectomy, and trochanteric reduction osteotomy are options (SOR: C, case studies).
Symptoms also may result from "pseudosciatica," or non-spinal causes, such as piriformis syndrome (a tightening of the piriformis muscle in the buttocks), or be mistaken for hip arthritis or trochanteric bursitis, an inflammation of a bursa sac in the hip.
In other legal news involving Synthes, United Kingdom-based Smith & Nephew PLC and Synthes recently settled a patent dispute involving trochanteric fixation nails (TFN), a product used in thighbone procedures.
A branch enters the trochanteric fossa to join the inferior gluteal artery and ascending branch of the medial circumflex femoral artery while other branches run through gluteus minimus muscle to supply the hip joint (Standring).
Trochanteric and femoral neck BMD were significantly higher in rhythmic gymnasts compared with ballet dancers and controls.