- the distal ends of the tibia and fibula
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By video, the hope for good news is that there is nothing to suggest a distal biceps tendon tear, which would require surgery.
Both were carted off the field and undoubtedly will undergo X-rays to rule out a distal fibula fracture.
Symptoms include tenderness over the middle or most distal portion of the metatarsal (long foot bone) with moderate swelling on the top of the foot.
Surgeons can close the hole and create a valve, but long-term outcomes vary, in large part because some patients also have undersized distal pulmonary arteries.
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- the distal end of a bone
distallyplay \-ē\ adverb
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