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latissimus

 [lah-tis´ĭ-mus] (L.)
widest; in anatomy, denoting a broad structure.

latissimus

(lă-tĭs′ĭ-mŭs) [L., widest]
Denoting a broad structure such as a muscle.
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The patient is placed in the semi-lateral decubitus position, and the incision performed for SLNB or ALND is slightly extended laterally in order to find the lateral edge of the latissimus dorsi muscle.
Table-II: The mean (SD) of the resting thickness of the latissimus dorsi, gluteus maximus, transverse abdominus and internal oblique between the ipsilateral side and contra lateral side of dysfunction.
This exercise targets the glutes, core, deltoids and latissimus dorsi.
This structure is a flattened muscle that is a supernumerary variant of latissimus dorsi muscle, which emerges from it in the vicinity of the intertubercular sulcus of the humerus and runs down the medial side of the arm until it reaches the medial epicondyle or the olecranon (Testut).
Three of these patients received free latissimus dorsi perforator flap, ranging from 13 cm x 16 cm to 10 cm x 18 cm, for suprapubic and perineal defects.
This demonstrated full-thickness tear of the latissimus dorsi insertion, with 6mm avulsion of the tendon from the anteromedial humeral cortex [Figure 2].
The particularity of this case consists in the reconstruction of the defect by latissimus dorsi free flap transfer for coverage due to the nature and the dimensions of the defect in a region of high demanding functionality as the knee joint.
Randomized clinical trial of the effect of quilting latissimus dorsi flap donor site on seroma formation.
The chest wall was reconstructed with a polypropylene mesh and the latissimus dorsi flap.
Earlier, most of the lumbar hernias were repaired primarily using muscle flaps from gluteus major and medius muscle, latissimus dorsi muscle and fascia lata.
Our patient is a 45-year-old female with a past medical history of T2N1M0 (stage IIb, grade 3), ER positive, PR negative, HER2/NEU positive infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the left breast at the age of 38 treated with left modified radical mastectomy transverse rectus abdominis muscle (TRAM) flap reconstruction, and later with a latissimus flap following the development of a thrombus in the original TRAM flap.