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Cushing’s Disease
...  hence making it easy for the body to develop bruises and make it harder for it to recover from such bruises. Stretch marks in shades of pink or purple could also appear in the abdominal area, thighs, arms, and breasts of a person suffering from Cushing’s disease. The body’s bones are also affected upon the development of this syndrome. Victims of Cushing’s syndrome  ...

Osteomalacia
...  to x rays and other tests related to the bone, it would not be very difficult to tell whether or not the patient has such condition. The first noticeable signs of osteomalacia are: bone pain in the thigh or the lower back that extends to the ribs and to the arms, and bone tenderness. Also, the muscles around the bones which are affected with osteomalacia shows signs of weakness, making it  ...

Prostate Cancer
...  to empty the bladder Persistent and unbearable bone pain Difficulty starting a urine stream Nocturnal polyuria (needing to repeatedly get up at night just to urinate) Hip, lower back, and upper thigh pain What Are The Known Causes? The root cause of cancer is the abnormal multiplication and development of unhealthy cells that do not follow the normal life cellular life cycle. Cancer cells  ...

Dysmenorrhea
...  and usually occurs to adults. Dysmenorrhea Symptoms The primary symptom of dysmenorrhea is pain. This occurs in the lower abdominal area, and may also spread to the lower back, hips, and upper thighs. The pain is described to range from spasmodic, sharp, throbbing cramps to congestive dull, radiating aches. For most women, the pain starts before or during the menstrual period and is most  ...

Penis
...  branch of the internal iliac artery supplying the penis with blood. The draining of blood occurs through the superficial medial dorsal vein flowing into the great saphenous vein located in the thigh.The penis is extremely sensitive as it has many tactile sensory receptors. In fact, it is the most sensitive organ on the male human body. What is more, the glans is the most sensitive part of  ...

Leg
...  by our legs. The human legs are composed of several muscles and bones. Among the major bones found in the human legs are the femur, tibia, patella, and fibula. The femur is the bone located in the thighs and it is the bone that connects to the pelvis. This forms the hip joint, which meets the shin of the lower legs at the joint of the knee. The tibia is the bone for the shin, or also  ...

Spinal Nerves
...  of the middle back. Most of the large muscles at the back and in the lower extremities attach to the lumbar nerves. Sacral nerves, on the other hand, are responsible for some parts of the hips, thighs and legs. By simply knowing the spinal nerve supplying one area, you have the knowledge on the nerve that is responsible for causing the discomfort. Physicians use the concepts on spinal  ...

Scrotum
...  is the femoral artery which also aids in serving the scrotum’s need for blood. The nerves around the scrotum are sensor nerves which include the posterior coetenous nerves which lead to the thigh, ilioinguinuinal nerves and the pudental nerves.  ...

Arteries of the Pelvis
...  from the internal iliac arteries. Both the superior and the gluteal arteries provide the blood supply to the muscles that compose the buttocks, whereas the obturator supplies blood to the upper thigh. The external genitalia get its blood supply from the internal pudental artery, which branches off the internal iliac artery. The internal iliac artery is also primarily responsible for the  ...

Lower Extremity Veins
...  creating the popliteal vein. This vein receives the blood from the knee- oxygen depleted blood to be specific. The vein that is just above the knee becomes the femoral vein. It tracks up to the thigh, receiving an oxygen deprived blood from the vein that supplies the groin- the deep femoral vein. Going slightly upward is the great saphenous vein. It turns into external iliac vein, and  ...


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