A Comparative Analysis of Rare Sternalis Muscles: A Case Report

Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences

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Title A Comparative Analysis of Rare Sternalis Muscles: A Case Report
 
Creator Fakoya, Adegbenro Omotuyi John
Heymans, Jessica
Rivera, Lennis N. Colón
Fuentes, Brian Acevedo
Afolabi, Abayomi Gbolahan
McCracken, Thomas
 
Subject sternalis
sternocleidomastoid
pectoralis
 
Description The sternalis muscle is a rare variant in the anterior chest wall located anterior to the vertical muscle. It was found in two cadavers during routine cadaveric dissection of 20 bodies. This finding provided an opportunity to perform a comparative anatomical analysis between a unilateral sternalis muscle on a female versus a bilateral sternalis muscle on a male. Having a better understanding of the anatomical variants can be extremely useful, precisely to avoid misdiagnosing tumors and to assist in landmark identification during surgeries.
 
Publisher Scientific Foundation SPIROSKI, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
 
Date 2020-08-22
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/4564
10.3889/oamjms.2020.4564
 
Source Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences; Vol. 8 No. A (2020): A - Basic Sciences; 552-554
1857-9655
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/4564/4873
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Adegbenro Omotuyi John Fakoya, Jessica Heymans, Lennis N. Colón Rivera, Brian Acevedo Fuentes, Abayomi Gbolahan Afolabi, Thomas McCracken (Author)
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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