parasternal region


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parasternal region

The area between the sternal border and parasternal line.
See also: region
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Agonist intercostals in the parasternal region and lower external intercostals also have a large inspiratory mechanical advantage [3-4], and they contract in a predictable manner at rest [1,5].
In 1994, Povar (15) described the first case of an asymptomatic cutaneous MFH in the right parasternal region of an immunosuppressed HIV-infected subject.
Other common sites for muscle soreness were the region of the diaphragm (along the lower border of the ribcage, n = 4), parasternal region (n = 3), and the posterior neck (n = 2) (Figure 6A).