costal cartilages


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costal cartilages

The flexible cartilages by which the front ends of most of the ribs are connected to the breast bone (STERNUM).
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It originated from the ribs or the costal cartilages or the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle (Samuel & Vollala), and it inserted into the medial epicondyle of the humerus and to the brachial fascia, medial intermuscular septum or medial aspect of the humerus (Spinner et al., 1991).
Objective: To evaluate the results of 9th rib costal cartilage in the reconstruction of stage III saddle nose deformity.
(10) He performed wide resection of the abnormal costal cartilage and sternal isolation, which resulted in a very rigid anterior chest wall.
(2010) presented a case of sternal reconstruction with allograft sternochondral replacement; a cryopreserved allograft sternum with attached costal cartilages was treated with antibiotics for 72 hours and preserved at -80 degrees Celsius to maintain sterility and remove immunogenic capacity.
The preoperative CT measurements of the eighth rib cartilage were highly correlated with the actual length of the costal cartilage as measured intraoperatively.
PS cases present with absence or under-development of pectoralis major muscle associated in some cases with or without a hypoplasia of the breast an agenesis of 234 and 5 ipsilateral costal cartilage an athelia and an ipsilateral webbing of the fingers (cutaneous syndactyly).23 Therefore PS may occur with different gravity.
The osseous ends of the bifurcated ribs had its own costal cartilages which then fused to form a trunk and then articulated with sternum.
Failure of provisional calcification of cartilage results in increased depth and width of epiphyseal plates particularly of long bones and costal cartilages of ribs.
The calcification of the costal cartilages follows gender-related patterns and is generally not evident radiographically until after the age of 30 years [1].