truncal


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Related to truncal: truncal ataxia, truncal vagotomy

truncal

(ˈtrʌŋkəl)
adj
(Biology) formal belonging or relating to the trunk, for example of the body or of a tree
Translations

trun·cal

a. troncal, truncado-a, rel. al tronco;
___ obesityobesidad ___.
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Mutation in ATAD3A is said to cause a series of diseases such as delayed psychomotor development, intellectual disabilities, truncal hypotonia, spasitcity, peripheral neuropathy, congenital cataract, joint stiffness, difficulties in breathing and feeding and seizures - the links for which might not always be obvious.
At the age of two years, she had truncal ataxia and symmetrical spasticity and pyramidal findings detected only on the lower extremities.
If the truncal, profound venous system is intact, with a proper venous return due to the calf and thigh muscular pump, the venous circulation at the level of the perforators will not be disturbed.
Almonds and blood pressure: A randomized controlled 12-wk clinical trial of 86 healthy adults (with BMI of 25-40) in 2016 concluded: Moderate almond consumption by compliant overweight and obese individuals during energy restriction results in greater proportional reductions of truncal and total body fat as well as diastolic BP and hence may help to reduce metabolic disease risk in obesity.
Truncal vagotomy and partial pancreatectomy were planned for persistent hypoglycemia, because glucose levels were continuously under 29 mg/dL.
But when researchers analysed the results for the two different types of vagotomy surgery, they found that people who had a truncal vagotomy at least five years earlier were less likely to develop Parkinson's disease than those who had not had the surgery and had been followed for at least five years.
Of note, these were the first-ever large-scale randomized trials to simultaneously evaluate a topical therapy for treatment of both facial and truncal acne.
They found that, among women with a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 and 24.9, which is considered normal weight, those whose scans showed a higher amount of truncal fat (fat contained in the torso apart from the head and limbs) had twice the risk of developing estrogen-dependent breast cancer compared to normal-BMI women with low truncal fat.
A 22-year-old female patient attended at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka with multiple yellow-brown, smooth papules and plaques over both axillae, both antecubital fossae, periocular and perioral areas, tongue, neck, submammary folds, truncal folds, groins, buttocks and natal cleft for 4A1/2 years.
Definitive ulcer surgeries (eg, highly-selective vagotomy, truncal vagotomy with gastric drainage or partial gastrectomy) aim to reduce acid secretion and hence decrease the ulcer recurrence rate (2-4).