Variation in the origin of sternocleidomastoid muscle. A case report

T. Ramesh Rao, G. Vishnumaya, K. Prakashchandra Shetty, R. Suresh

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Abstract

A rare case of additional slip in the origin of the clavicular head of sternocleidomastoid muscle was found during our routine dissection, on both sides of the neck in an elderly male cadaver. However, on both side of the same muscle no such additional slip of origin was found at the sternal head of the sternocleidomastoid near its origin nor at its insertion of the muscle.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)621-623
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Morphology
Volume25
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anatomy

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    Ramesh Rao, T., Vishnumaya, G., Prakashchandra Shetty, K., & Suresh, R. (2007). Variation in the origin of sternocleidomastoid muscle. A case report. International Journal of Morphology, 25(3), 621-623.