anterior serratus

anterior serratus

A thoracic muscle.
 
Action
Rotates scapula, pulling it forward; raises ribs.
 
Nerve
Long thoracic.
 
Origin
Centrolateral aspect of the 1st to the 8th ribs.
 
Insertion
Inferior and superior angles and medial margin of scapula.
References in periodicals archive ?
Previous studies have highlighted the contribution of the anterior serratus and trapezius muscles given their motor and stabilizing contributions on the scapula (2,19).
Noncontrast CT demonstrated the presence of soft-tissue masses in the infrascapular region bilaterally, just deep to the anterior serratus and latissimus dorsi muscles, larger on the right measuing 7.1 cm in the AP dimension by 2.5 cm in the transverse dimension, by 6.6 cm in the craniocaudal dimension.
The pectoralis major muscle was under-developed but the pectoralis minor muscle as well as the anterior serratus muscle were present (Figure-2).
New insights into the pathophysiology of flail segment: the implications of anterior serratus muscle in parietal failure, Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.

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