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

Kumar M.R. Bhat, Bhagath Kumar Potu, Siddaraju Gowda

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6318
JournalCases Journal
Volume2
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2009
Externally publishedYes

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