crus of diaphragm

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crus of diaphragm

n.
Any of the muscular origins of the diaphragm from the bodies of the upper lumbar vertebrae that pass the aorta upward to the central tendon.
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During regular dissection classes for medical students, we identified duplicated right crus of the diaphragm in an approximately 55-years-old male cadaver of South Indian origin.
Though the duplication of the right crus of the diaphragm has been reported, information about the frequency of its occurrence is scanty in the scientific literature.
a slight narrowing of the SMA, the celiac trunk compressed by left crus of the diaphragm and an adenopathy and fibrous reaction around the celiac trunk and SMA (Cornell), and a moderate SMA stenosis without any significant hemodynamic implication (Edwards; Lord et al.
Tahery verified the celiac trunk compression release after a division of the right crus of the diaphragm associated to ganglionectomy.