pubic bone

Summary

Summary: A bone that forms the lower and anterior part of each side of the hip bone.

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  1. Strang J, Rubens D, Brasacchio R, Yu Y, Messing E. Real-time US versus CT determination of pubic arch interference for brachytherapy. Radiology. 2001;219:387-93 pubmed
  2. Sejpal S, Sathiaseelan V, Helenowski I, Kozlowski J, Carter M, Nadler R, et al. Intra-operative pubic arch interference during prostate seed brachytherapy in patients with CT-based pubic arch interference of < or =1cm. Radiother Oncol. 2009;91:249-54 pubmed publisher
    ..There are only a few reports on the frequency of intra-operative pubic arch interference (I-PAI) during prostate seed brachytherapy (PB)...
  3. Verrall G, Slavotinek J, Fon G. Incidence of pubic bone marrow oedema in Australian rules football players: relation to groin pain. Br J Sports Med. 2001;35:28-33 pubmed
    ..The incidence of bone marrow oedema and other MRI findings in the pubic symphysis region was noted. The relation between a past history of groin pain and these other MRI findings was also examined...
  4. Sarban S, Ozturk A, Isikan U. Aplasia of the pubic bone in conjunction with hip dislocation. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2005;14:266-8 pubmed
    ..here unilateral left hip dislocation in a 2-year-old child in conjunction with ipsilateral absence of the pubic bone. He was admitted to our hospital at 1 year of age and diagnosed with teratogenic dislocation of the left hip, ..
  5. Nakayama S, Yokote T, Iwaki K, Hirata Y, Akioka T, Miyoshi T, et al. Co-expression of multiple cytokines and their receptors in primary clear cell sarcoma of the pubic bone with features of a small round cell tumor. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2012;25:799-804 pubmed
    We present the case of an 81-year-old man with primary clear cell sarcoma (CCS) of the pubic bone with an associated aggressive clinical course...
  6. Kumar S, O Donnell M, Khan K, Dunne G, Carey P, Lee J. Successful treatment of perineal necrotising fasciitis and associated pubic bone osteomyelitis with the vacuum assisted closure system. World J Surg Oncol. 2008;6:67 pubmed publisher
    ..Acute necrotising fasciitis is a life-threatening condition, which requires urgent surgical intervention. Surgical debridement is invariably associated with large areas of tissue loss...
  7. Cosker T, Ghandour A, Gupta S, Tayton K. Pelvic ramus fractures in the elderly: 50 patients studied with MRI. Acta Orthop. 2005;76:513-6 pubmed
    ..We evaluated this question by MRI scanning a group of elderly patients presenting at our unit with pelvic rami fractures...
  8. Slavotinek J, Verrall G, Fon G, Sage M. Groin pain in footballers: the association between preseason clinical and pubic bone magnetic resonance imaging findings and athlete outcome. Am J Sports Med. 2005;33:894-9 pubmed
    ..Groin pain and tenderness are common in athletes from a variety of codes of football, but little attention has been directed to the influence of magnetic resonance imaging and such clinical findings on athlete participation...
  9. Brandon C, Jacobson J, Low L, Park L, DeLancey J, Miller J. Pubic bone injuries in primiparous women: magnetic resonance imaging in detection and differential diagnosis of structural injury. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012;39:444-51 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the utility of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in diagnosing structural injury in primiparous women at risk for pelvic floor injury...

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  1. Heetveld M, Poolman R, Heldeweg E, Ultee J. Spontaneous expulsion of a screw during urination: an unusual complication 9 years after internal fixation of pubic symphysis diastasis. Urology. 2003;61:645 pubmed
    ..Unstable plate fixation of the symphysis pubis probably caused screw migration into the bladder, creating a fistula with abscess formation and septic complications...
  2. Chrouser K, Sim F, Lieber M. Intravascular extension of an osteosarcoma of the pubic bone into periprostatic venous plexus. Urology. 2005;65:1001 pubmed
    ..Meticulous intraoperative exploration of the pelvis is necessary in such cases to resect tumor completely, thereby maximizing local control and preventing embolic complications...
  3. Verrall G, Slavotinek J, Fon G, Barnes P. Outcome of conservative management of athletic chronic groin injury diagnosed as pubic bone stress injury. Am J Sports Med. 2007;35:467-74 pubmed
    ..Little data exist on the results of treatment for sports-related chronic groin injury...
  4. Krappinger D, Struve P, Schmid R, Kroesslhuber J, Blauth M. Fractures of the pubic rami: a retrospective review of 534 cases. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009;129:1685-90 pubmed publisher
    ..However, pain-dependent immobilization may pose a serious hazard to patients with severe preexisting co-morbidities. There is paucity of literature on the outcome and mortality of these patients...
  5. Verrall G, Hamilton I, Slavotinek J, Oakeshott R, Spriggins A, Barnes P, et al. Hip joint range of motion reduction in sports-related chronic groin injury diagnosed as pubic bone stress injury. J Sci Med Sport. 2005;8:77-84 pubmed
    ..is a non-specific entity that relates to chronic groin injury and has recently been described as being akin to a pubic bone stress injury...
  6. Waldenstrom A, Olsson C, Wilderäng U, Dunberger G, Lind H, al Abany M, et al. Pain and mean absorbed dose to the pubic bone after radiotherapy among gynecological cancer survivors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;80:1171-80 pubmed publisher
    To analyze the relationship between mean absorbed dose to the pubic bone after pelvic radiotherapy for gynecological cancer and occurrence of pubic bone pain among long-term survivors.
  7. Ryu B, Bax J, Edirisinge C, Lewis C, Chen J, D souza D, et al. Prostate brachytherapy with oblique needles to treat large glands and overcome pubic arch interference. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;83:1463-72 pubmed publisher
  8. Dotchin C, Colman A, Shanshal Y. Bladder rupture following osteoporotic pubic ramus and sacral insufficiency fractures. Age Ageing. 2010;39:511-2 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a case report of an 86-year-old lady with pubic ramus and sacral insufficiency fractures who developed extra-vesical bladder rupture following displacement of the pubic ramus fracture, a very unusual complication...
  9. Sedy J, Nanka O, Belisová M, Walro J, Jarolim L. Sulcus nervi dorsalis penis/clitoridis: anatomic structure and clinical significance. Eur Urol. 2006;50:1079-85 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to correlate the anatomic and clinical significance of the prepubic course of dorsal nerve of penis and its groove on the pubic bone from the perspective of the surgeon.
  10. Johnson K, Chapman S, Hall C. Skeletal injuries associated with sexual abuse. Pediatr Radiol. 2004;34:620-3 pubmed
    ..The fractures described to date have formed part of the spectrum of injuries in these children and have not been specifically related to the abusive act...
  11. Krappinger D, von Linde A, Rosenberger R, Glodny B, Blauth M, Niederwanger C. Volumetric analysis of corticocancellous bones using CT data. Skeletal Radiol. 2012;41:503-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To present a method for an automated volumetric analysis of corticocancellous bones such as the superior pubic ramus using CT data and to assess the reliability of this method...
  12. Endo H, Akishinonomiya F, Yonezawa T, Hasegawa M, Rakotondraparany F, Sasaki M, et al. Coxa morphologically adapted to large egg in aepyornithid species compared with various palaeognaths. Anat Histol Embryol. 2012;41:31-40 pubmed publisher
    ..From our data, we suggest that the extinct species of Aepyornis and Mullerornis species effectively used the anterior space of the pelvic cavity to support their extraordinary large egg...
  13. Choi S, Chan S, Sahota D, Leung T. Measuring the angle of the subpubic arch using three-dimensional transperineal ultrasound scan: intraoperator repeatability and interoperator reproducibility. Am J Perinatol. 2013;30:191-6 pubmed publisher
    ..A method of measuring the subpubic arch angle using three-dimensional transperineal ultrasound scan (3DTUS) was developed, and the intraoperator repeatability and interoperator reproducibility were investigated...
  14. Calvo A, Cires J, Montón S, Sarasibar H, Lasanta P, Artázcoz F. [Inguinal tumor: a rare occurrence of hydatid disease. A case report]. An Sist Sanit Navar. 2007;30:475-9 pubmed
    ..The patient received a clinical intervention facing the suspicion of an inguinal hernia, complicated by the intra-operational discovery of pelvic hydatidosis...
  15. Petrou S, O Connor M. Urological assistance during therapeutic pubectomy. J Urol. 2001;165:1185-7 pubmed
    ..A technique is described to optimize exposure during female pubectomy to minimize injury to associated urological structures...
  16. Alonso Burgos A, Royo P, Díaz L, Aquerreta J. Labor-related sacral and pubic fractures. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007;89:396-8 pubmed
  17. Macchi V, Vigato E, Porzionato A, Tiengo C, Stecco C, Parenti A, et al. The gracilis muscle and its use in clinical reconstruction: an anatomical, embryological, and radiological study. Clin Anat. 2008;21:696-704 pubmed publisher
    ..It would allow a personalized planning of a gracilis flap, reducing the risk of iatrogenic damage...
  18. Onur R, Rajpurkar A, Singla A. New perineal bone-anchored male sling: lessons learned. Urology. 2004;64:58-61 pubmed
    ..To identify factors affecting outcome after the male sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence...
  19. von Rundstedt F, Waldner M, Mathers M, Brandt A, Lazica D, Roth S. "Scrotal pouch"-scrotal herniation of bladder secondary to extensive bone resection due to chondrosarcoma: a simple and effective surgical treatment of urinary obstruction. Urology. 2009;74:206-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient had not experienced any strictures or infections. The demonstrated technique appears to be a feasible option when hernia repair is impossible...
  20. Adunsky A, Kleinbaum Y, Levi R, Arad M. [High rate of sacral fractures in elderly patients presenting pubic rami fractures]. Harefuah. 2002;141:677-9, 763 pubmed
    ..Pubic rami fractures are common in the elderly, resulting from low energy traumatic falls. The recovery of some of these patients may be disproportionately slow...
  21. Sudarshan A. Physical therapy management of osteitis pubis in a 10-year-old cricket fast bowler. Physiother Theory Pract. 2013;29:476-86 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient had complete resolution of pain by the ninth week and returned to fast bowling without any discomfort. ..
  22. Macdonald D, Tollan C, Robertson I, Rana B, Rana B. Massive haemorrhage after a low-energy pubic ramus fracture in a 71-year-old woman. Postgrad Med J. 2006;82:e25 pubmed
    ..This case emphasises the importance of admitting and observing patients with pubic rami fractures who are receiving antithrombotic treatment, and haemorrhage should be considered if they become haemodynamically compromised...
  23. Wade A, Nelson A, Garvin G, Holdsworth D. Preliminary radiological assessment of age-related change in the trabecular structure of the human os pubis. J Forensic Sci. 2011;56:312-9 pubmed publisher
  24. Treguier C, Chapuis M, Branger B, Bruneau B, Grellier A, Chouklati K, et al. Pubo-femoral distance: an easy sonographic screening test to avoid late diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip. Eur Radiol. 2013;23:836-44 pubmed publisher
    ..To propose an easy and reproducible sonographic screening test able to avoid late presentation of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)...
  25. van Delft K, Schwertner Tiepelmann N, Thakar R, Sultan A. Inter-rater reliability of assessment of levator ani muscle strength and attachment to the pubic bone in nulliparous women. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2013;42:341-6 pubmed publisher
    ..to have poor inter-rater reliability, whereas digital assessment of levator ani muscle (LAM) attachment to the pubic bone has been shown to have acceptable reliability...
  26. Skorupski P, Rechberger T, Postawski K, Woessner J, Jakowicki J. Is diminished pubocervical fascia collagen content a risk factor for failure of surgical management of genuine stress urinary incontinence in women?. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2002;102:195-8 pubmed
    ..The assessment of relationship between pubocervical collagen content and clinical results of surgical treatment of genuine stress urinary incontinence (GSUI) in women...
  27. Pardiwala D, Prabhu V, Katre R. Posttraumatic pneumarthrosis of the hip joint: a case report. J Trauma. 2002;53:987-9 pubmed
  28. Ghanem M, Yoshida C, Isobe N, Nakao T, Yamashiro H, Kubota H, et al. Atresia ani with diphallus and separate scrota in a calf: a case report. Theriogenology. 2004;61:1205-13 pubmed
    ..The pubic bone had failed to fuse at the pelvic symphysis...
  29. Al Qahtani S. Osteomyelitis of the pubic ramus misdiagnosed as septic arthritis of the hip. West Afr J Med. 2004;23:267-9 pubmed
    ..The patient was subsequently managed on antibiotics with complete resolution. The rarity of pelvic osteomyelitis in childhood is stressed and the causes for delay in diagnosis are stressed...
  30. Fitzgerald M, Gitelis S, Brubaker L. Pubic osteomyelitis and granuloma after bone anchor placement. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 1999;10:346-8 pubmed
    ..A 71-year-old woman underwent placement of a vaginal wall sling using pubic bone anchors placed through a suprapubic incision...
  31. O Toole R, Sagebien C, Andersen R, Nascone J. Superior pubic ramus osteotomy to treat locked pubic symphysis. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006;88:1609-14 pubmed
  32. Akagi M, Ikeda N, Fukiage K, Nakamura T. A modification of the retrograde medullary screw for the treatment of bilateral pubic ramus nonunions: a case report. J Orthop Trauma. 2002;16:431-3 pubmed
    ..The modification should be one option when the original technique is judged to be difficult to perform...
  33. Jones D, Parkinson S, Hosalkar H. Oblique pelvic osteotomy in the exstrophy/epispadias complex. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2006;88:799-806 pubmed
    ..We conclude that bilateral oblique pelvic osteotomy with or without external fixation is useful in the management of difficult primary closure in bladder exstrophy, failed primary closure and secondary reconstruction...
  34. Gillick M. What is your diagnosis? Avulsion and dorsal displacement of greater trochanter and fractures of the acetabulum and left pecten of the pubis. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2003;223:303-4 pubmed
  35. Krüger J. [The pain becomes continuously worse. Soft groin or pubic bone inflammation?]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2004;146:20-1 pubmed
  36. Barile A, Erriquez D, Cacchio A, De Paulis F, Di Cesare E, Masciocchi C. [Groin pain in athletes: role of magnetic resonance]. Radiol Med. 2000;100:216-22 pubmed
    ..Aim of our work was to evaluate the diagnostic role and potentials of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the study of groin pain in athletes and in the differential diagnosis among the pathological conditions that cause this syndrome...
  37. Blendea S, Troccaz J, Merloz P. [Accuracy measurements of acetabular cup positioning using CT less navigation]. Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot. 2007;93:157-64 pubmed
    ..The purpose of the present study was to propose a new approach to error measurements of an image-free navigation system used for total hip arthroplasty...
  38. Brown K, Handa V, MacUra K, Deleon V. Three-dimensional shape differences in the bony pelvis of women with pelvic floor disorders. Int Urogynecol J. 2013;24:431-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We predict that the levator ani attachment points for the pelvic floor are further displaced from one another in affected relative to unaffected women...
  39. Garrido Gómez J, Pena Rodríguez C, Martín Noguerol T, Hernandez Cortes P. Corona mortis artery avulsion due to a stable pubic ramus fracture. Orthopedics. 2012;35:e80-2 pubmed publisher
    ..An apparently benign pubic rami fracture in the setting of hemodynamic instability should raise the suspicion of a corona mortis injury, especially in elderly and anticoagulated patients...
  40. Nakata S, Nakano K, Takahashi H, Shimizu K, Higashi H, Ohki K. [A case of prostate cancer diagnosed pathologically by bone metastatic site biopsy]. Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi. 2005;96:507-10 pubmed
    ..Later, PSA rose rapidly, and findings suggesting bone metastasis at right pubic bone and left sacro-ilial joint were found on computed tomography (CT), bone scintigraphy and magnetic resonance ..
  41. Guo X, Chi Y. [Percutaneous fixation of pelvic ring disruptions]. Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2006;44:260-3 pubmed
    ..To introduce the operation indication, operation fashion, operation time, mainipulation point, and treatment effect of pelvic ring disruptions with percutaneous fixation...
  42. Muhlebach S, Bischoff Ferrari H. [Myalgia and proximal muscle weakness in a young patient]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2009;98:447-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Vitamin D plays an important role in calcium homeostasis and muscle strength. This case demonstrates that severe vitamin D-deficiency may be associated with musculoskeletal pain and weakness...
  43. Benson R, Barrett P, Rich T, Vickers Rich P. A southern tyrant reptile. Science. 2010;327:1613 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, a potentially cosmopolitan grade of small tyrannosauroids with a tyrannosaurid-like body plan preceded the Late Cretaceous rise of the colossal tyrannosaurids...
  44. Najibi S, Tannast M, Klenck R, Matta J. Internal fixation of symphyseal disruption resulting from childbirth. J Orthop Trauma. 2010;24:732-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the clinical and radiographic results after operative treatment of complete symphyseal disruption resulting from childbirth and to evaluate residual pain and implant failure in relation to the timing of surgery...
  45. Nieuwenhuijs J, de Jong T. Two cases of unusual urethral complications after resection of sacrococcygeal teratoma. J Pediatr Surg. 2003;38:E14-5 pubmed
    ..The anomalies appear to be based on pressure necrosis of the urethra by mechanical compression between the symphysis pubis and the teratoma...
  46. El Saman A. Retropubic balloon vaginoplasty for management of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2010;93:2016-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To study operative, postoperative, anatomic, and functional outcomes of retropubic balloon vaginoplasty (RBV) for the management of vaginal aplasia...
  47. Kernbach Wighton G, Salamat B, Gotz W, Saternus K. Some medicolegally important aspects of symphyseal injuries due to trauma. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2006;27:145-50 pubmed
    ..The kind and severity of these lesions related to the intensity/direction of the violence are demonstrated and discussed...
  48. Otcenasek M, Halaska M, Krcmar M, Maresova D, Halaska M. New approach to the urogynecological ultrasound examination. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2002;103:72-4 pubmed
    ..To evaluate a new system for the ultrasound evaluation of urethral mobility...
  49. Ridgeway B, Arias B, Barber M. Variation of the obturator foramen and pubic arch of the female bony pelvis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008;198:546.e1-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine dimensions of the obturator foramen and pubic arch of the female pelvis and to assess for variability...
  50. Radic R, Annear P. Use of pubic symphysis curettage for treatment-resistant osteitis pubis in athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2008;36:122-8 pubmed
    ..There is no evidence to conclusively support any treatment modality. Recovery with nonoperative management can take an extended period of time, often unsatisfactory for professional athletes...
  51. Albanese J, Eklics G, Tuck A. A metric method for sex determination using the proximal femur and fragmentary hipbone. J Forensic Sci. 2008;53:1283-8 pubmed publisher
    The pubic bone is considered one of the best sources of information for determining sex using skeletal remains, but can be easily damaged postmortem...
  52. Barnes N, Dmochowski R, Park R, Nitti V. Pubovaginal sling and pelvic prolapse repair in women with occult stress urinary incontinence: effect on postoperative emptying and voiding symptoms. Urology. 2002;59:856-60 pubmed
    ..To determine the perioperative morbidity of performing a concurrent pubovaginal sling with prolapse repair in women with occult (or potential) stress incontinence, particularly on voiding dysfunction and emptying...
  53. Akman Y, Liu W, Li Y, Baskin L. Penile anatomy under the pubic arch: reconstructive implications. J Urol. 2001;166:225-30 pubmed
    ..We defined the nerve distribution under the pubic arch and the relationship of the nerves to the crural bodies, corporeal bodies and urethra of the penis...