A blending of two muscles (the iliacus and psoas major) that run from the lumbar portion of the vertebral column to the femur. The main action of the iliopsoas is to flex the thigh at the hip joint.
The upper part of the pelvic bone, which forms the receptacle of the hip.
- Illness, acute
An illness with an abrupt onset and usually a short course.
- Illness, chronic
An illness that has persisted for a long period of time. Chronic illness is a continuing disease process.
- Illness, heat-related
Heat stroke is a serious condition, and is sometimes fatal., so immediate medical attention is essential when problems first begin. A person with heat stroke has a body temperature above 104° F. Other symptoms may include confusion, combativeness, bizarre behavior, faintness, staggering, strong rapid pulse, dry flushed skin, lack of sweating, possible delirium or coma. […]
A perception that occurs when a sensory stimulus is present but is incorrectly perceived and misinterpreted, such as hearing the wind as someone crying. Everyone may occasionally experience an illusion. However, illusions are extraordinarily common in people suffering from schizophrenia.