manubrium sterni


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ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

[TA]
the upper segment of the sternum, a flattened, roughly triangular bone, occasionally fused with the body of the sternum, forming with it a slight angle, the sternal angle.
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ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

, manubrium sterni (mă-nū'brē-ŭm stĕr'nŭm, stĕrnī) [TA]
The upper segment of the sternum, a flattened, roughly triangular bone, occasionally fused with the body of the sternum, forming with it a slight angle, the sternal angle.
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manubrium sterni

The upper segment of the sternum articulating with the clavicle and first pair of costal cartilages. Synonym: episternum
See also: manubrium
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The minimum displacement of the upper manubrium sterni is 15.478 mm.
Barak et al (1) recommend 1% lignocaine 35 to 50 ml through the 5 cm-long needle "bent at its middle to create a 60[degrees] angle" with its direction "in very close relation to the manubrium sterni".
It must have no connection with the manubrium sterni, thus distinguishing a cervical rib from rudimentary first rib.
Finding on Chest Radiographs AP And Lateral: Soft tissue swelling around the upper part of the body of sternum and manubrium sterni. And in the lateral view it is anterior and posterior to the sternum.
The chin to manubrium sterni distance was measured as 7 cm, occiput to wall distance as 11 cm, chest expansion as 2 cm, hand to floor distance as 4.5 cm, dorsal Schober as 1 cm, and the modified lumbar Schober as 4 cm.
The sternal head originates from the upper part of the anterior surface of the manubrium sterni and ascends posterolaterally.