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Meaning of distal?
In medical terms it would be furthest away from the centre/main part. i.e. the distal part of the finger would be the end of the finger.
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What does this mean malignant tumor in the distal sigmoid colon at 18cm Biopsied and what will surgery do?
A sigmoidoscopy of the colon and biopsy of the area about 7 inches from the end of the anus have tested positive for cancerous cell growth. A surgeon will remove the cancero…us section of the bowel and other treatments for stopping any new growth will be considered.
Farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk. e.g., your fingers are distal to your elbow
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Syringomyelia is a disorder in which a cyst forms within the spinal cord. This cyst aka syrinx expands over time, destroying a portion of the spinal cord from its center and e…xpanding outward.
Distal refers to farthest away. For example, if one speaks of the elbow in relation to other body parts, the hand would be distal to the elbow, while the humerus would be prox…imal (the closer) Distal (Latin: to stand apart, be remote) in easy English means DISTANCE or away from. For instance the distal phalanges are the fingers and toes -- they are a "fer piece" down at the end of the arm and leg. They are the furthest from the point of attachment to the body.
Osteopenia is abnormally low bone density. In this case, the problem is below the cartilage of the larger bone of the forearm at the wrist.
What does it mean if there is a small bony density adjacent to the medial aspect of the distal fibula epiphysis?
It could be a bone chip or an osteophyte. Ask your health care provider, who has the benefit of seeing the image and doing a history and physical on you.
Neurovascularly intact distally means the nerves and blood vessels are still intact and the patient has: + pulses of area + ability to wiggle fingers/toes, move arm etc col…or of limb involved: skin pink, lt brown, no cyanosis warm to touch + sensation to area
Distally means farther away from the midline or origin. For example, the hand is located distally from the arm.
The supraspinatus tendon runs from the muscle on the outside of the shoulder blade, over the shoulder joint and inserts on the humerus. The distal aspect is the part that inse…rts onto the humerus. Tendonopathy is unclassified disease of the tendon; this could be due to infection, trauma, degeneration or neoplasia. In practical terms, this is one of the tendons associated with the rotator cuff. It is severely damaged and may be close to the point of spontaneous rupture. Surgery is not a fun option as it is painful, recovery is time-consuming and 100% function is not likely to be restored. I suspect your doctor would have recommended strict rest to let the tendon heal itself - no lifting weights, no raising the arm over your head, possibly wear a sling.
The distal articulation of the tibia and fibula means the place where the tibia and fibula form a joint at the end of the bones farthest from the origin of the limb. The dista…l articulation of the tibia and fibula is with the talus.
it means the opposite
Anything unremarkable is good news; it means it appears normal. In this case, the word is applied to the end of the spinal cord, probably on an imaging study.