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English translation: Per-trochanter fractures or Trochanter's region fractures

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14:15 Dec 18, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical
French term or phrase: per-trochanter?
Trochanter is trochanter but do I translate per-trochanter such as in this instance differently?

l’anesthésie des fractures basi cervicales et per-trochantériennes[ ]. Une infiltration sous cutanée de complément au sommet de l’incision chirurgicale anesthésie les nerfs cluniaux pour les fractures basi-cervicales et le nerf sub-costal pour les fractures per-trochantériennes
Derek Johnson
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:59
English translation:Per-trochanter fractures or Trochanter's region fractures
Explanation:
Per-trochanter means around, very close or in the trochanter's region. A fracture of the trochanter is not the same as a per-trochanter fracture. Keep the latin per-trochanter or peri-trochanter. I wouldn't change it. You could use Trochanter's region fracture if you like.
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Neli Stoyanova, MD
United States
Local time: 23:59
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naPer-trochanter fractures or Trochanter's region fractures
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Per-trochanter fractures or Trochanter's region fractures


Explanation:
Per-trochanter means around, very close or in the trochanter's region. A fracture of the trochanter is not the same as a per-trochanter fracture. Keep the latin per-trochanter or peri-trochanter. I wouldn't change it. You could use Trochanter's region fracture if you like.

Neli Stoyanova, MD
United States
Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian
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