Consultation of the surgical literature confirms that scalenus anterior lies deep to the clavicular
head of SCM, and gives further insight: Mattson (2004) in an article on the surgical approach to anterior scalenectomy clearly describes how the surgeon must progress through the skin, platysma, the clavicular
head of SCM and a fat pad before scalenus anterior becomes visible.
Although the abdominal muscles are flaccid in quadriplegics, expiration is aided by the contraction of the clavicular
portion of the pectoralis major muscle and the cranial portion of the serratus anterior muscle.
Late complications following clavicular
fractures and their operative management.
It flows to both cervical and axillary lymph nodes at clavicular
Abusers call such an injection a "pocket shot," referring to the pocket between the sternal and clavicular
heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
These changes include subperiosteal resorption of bone, affecting the following structures: diaphyses of the phalanges, phalangeal tufts, lamina dura, clavicular
surface at the coroclavicular ligament attachment, symphysis pubis, and sacroililac joints.
These included 11 Erb's palsies, 19 clavicular
fractures, and 2 humeral fractures.
The team described the injury as a sprained acromio clavicular
The scapula is like those of Rana and differs from Bufo and Scaphiopus in that the coracoid articular process is close to the clavicular
articular process, which creates a narrow glenoid opening.
In those that did not undergo surgical intervention, only 52% were asymptomatic, with 88% of patients having radiographic changes (ossification of the coracoclavicular ligaments, degenerative changes, and distal clavicular
osteolysis) on x-ray at an average of 6-year follow-up.
Paul, Minnesota) was placed on the clavicular
bone region midway between the sternum and acromion.
The transducer was placed in the right hypochondrial area, in the mid clavicular
line and cephalad angled in both longitudinal and transverse planes, to obtain a full view of the gallbladder.