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44 Possible Causes for Prominent Sacrum

  • Brachyphalangy Polydactyly and Tibial Aplasia/Hypoplasia

    sacrum[malacards.org] […] helices cleft lobules Skeletal: delayed bone age Skin Nails Hair Skin: scalp defect pterygium (elbows and knees) aberrant skin dimples (elbows and knees) Skeletal Spine: prominent[malacards.org]

  • Small Pelvic Inlet

    A platypoid pelvis is flattened at the inlet and has a prominent sacrum. The subpubic arch is generally wide but the ischial spines are prominent.[www2.birthbalance.com] The pelvic brim is an approximately apple-shaped line passing through the prominence of the sacrum , the arcuate and pectineal lines , and the upper margin of the pubic symphysis[en.wikipedia.org] Ischial spines of average prominence . 4. Well-rounded sacrosciatic notch 5. Well-curved sacrum 6.[slideshare.net]

  • Skin Ulcer

    Assess the skin over bony prominences (sacrum, trochanters, scapulae, elbows, heels, inner and outer malleolus, inner and outer knees, back of the head).[nurseslabs.com] A pressure ulcer usually occurs over a bony prominence at the sacrum, hip (trochanter), heel, shoulder, or elbow.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 6 hours most vulnerable areas are the heels, coccyx, sacrum, femoral trochanter (bony prominences) skin and subcutaneous tissues compressed or subjected to shear forces -[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Pressure Ulcer

    A pressure ulcer usually occurs over a bony prominence at the sacrum, hip (trochanter), heel, shoulder, or elbow.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Most common sites for pressure ulcers are bony prominences such as the sacrum, ischial tuberosities, and heels/feet. 7-8% of those who develop pressure ulcers will die from[rnoh.nhs.uk] The most frequent sites for pressure ulcers are the occiput, sacrum, ischial tuberosities, trochanters, lateral malleoli and posterior heels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    He reported a bony prominence anterior to the sacrum that obstructed the vagina of a small number of patients.[news-medical.net] History [ edit ] Spondylolisthesis was first described in 1782 by Belgian obstetrician Herbinaux. [18] He reported a bony prominence anterior to the sacrum that obstructed[en.wikipedia.org] The sacrum becomes more vertical, and the buttocks appear heart shaped because of the sacral prominence.[boneandspine.com]

  • Coccygeal Fracture

    […] apex: distal rounded prominence Articulations Sacrococcygeal symphysis: fibrocartilagenous joint that connects the apex of sacrum to coccyx.[radiopaedia.org] […] attachment for the coccygeus , sacrospinous ligament, sacrotuberous ligament , and fibers of the gluteus maximus base: proximal oval surface for the articulation with the sacrum[radiopaedia.org]

  • Low Anorectal Malformation

    The fistula may be located at The lower (bulbar) part of the urethra Lower urethral fistulas are usually associated with good-quality muscles, a well-developed sacrum, a prominent[slideplayer.com] […] midline groove, and a prominent anal dimple.[slideplayer.com] The higher (prostatic) part of the urethra Higher urethral fistulas are more frequently associated with poor-quality muscles, an abnormally developed sacrum, a flat perineum[slideplayer.com]

  • Tissue Breakdown

    ., tendons, joint capsules) Pay special attention to all high-risk areas such as bony prominences, skin folds, sacrum, and heels.[nurseslabs.com] […] shear-reducing intervention, the skin and deep tissues are vulnerable to shear induced trauma at the scapula, sacrum and heels.[phc-online.com] Particular attention should be paid to areas of bony prominence, which are at an increased risk for pressure injury due to pressure, friction and shearing forces.[rch.org.au]

  • Hypochondrogenesis

    Type II achondrogenesis is characterized by virtual absence of ossification in the vertebral column, sacrum and public bones ...[ibis-birthdefects.org] Radiological features are characteristic, with virtual absence of ossification of the vertebral column, sacrum and pelvic bones.[codelay.com] In both forms the trunk is short with prominent abdomen and hydropic appearance. Micromelia is striking. In both, death occurs in utero or the early neonatal period.[ibis-birthdefects.org]

  • Mazzotti Reaction

    They can occur all over the body but are most frequent over bony prominences, e.g., the elbows, iliac crests, sacrum, knees, and skull.[isradiology.org]

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