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Sternalis muscle revisted in South Indian male cadaver: A case report

Bhat, Kumar MR and Potu, Bhagath Kumar and Gowda, Siddaraju (2009) Sternalis muscle revisted in South Indian male cadaver: A case report. Cases Journal, 2 (6318). pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

Introduction: Sternalis/rectus sternalis is a rare muscle found in the chest wall. Only 3-5% of the cases are found world wide. Case presentation: Here we report the case of Sternalis in the 60-year-old South Indian male cadaver. This report discusses the origin, orientation, relations of this muscle. Conclusion: Importance of the knowledge of the presence of these rare muscles in clinical diagnosis and therapeutic implications is discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Anatomy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 06:28
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2011 06:28
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/435

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