rectus muscle

rectus muscle

Etymology: L, straight, musculus
a muscle of the body that has a relatively straight form. Some rectus muscles are rectus capitis anterior and rectus capitis lateralis. Also called rectus capitus posterior. See also rectus abdominis.
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The left medial rectus muscle was thickened (left medial rectus 6.
Through careful dissection, this lesion was separated from the lateral rectus muscle and excised totally [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b.
The remaining fascia is mobilized from the rectus muscle to aid in closure, usually with a heavy absorbable suture.
Additionally, it revealed an enhancing nodule within the rectus muscle (Figure 5).
This zone is formed by the fusion of transverse abdominis and internal oblique aponeurosis, and is bounded medially by the lateral margin of the rectus muscle and laterally by the linea semilunaris.
For recession surgery, medial rectus muscle was detached from the sclera after used suspensory suture.
The patient was diagnosed with sixth nerve palsy and 18 months after trauma, he underwent right medial rectus muscle recession.
It was thought that the mass in rectus muscle could be advanced depending on seeding after old biopsies and subsequently, surgery was planned.
If the tenderness is alleviated, then the pathology is likely to arise from the abdominal viscera as the contracted rectus muscle now protects the intra-abdominal contents.
MRI revealed thickening of the lateral rectus muscle together with contrast enhancement (Figure 2).
Traditional flaps incorporating the rectus muscle of the abdomencalled the free transverse abdominis myocutaneous flap (f?
Under direct vision with an in-plane real-time technique the needle tip was advanced posterior to the rectus muscle and above the underlying rectus sheath, from lateral to medial, watching the local anaesthetic dissects the rectus muscle away from the posterior rectus sheath.

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