serratus anterior


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serratus anterior

[serā′təs]
Etymology: L, serra, saw teeth
a thin muscle of the chest wall extending from the ribs under the arm to the scapula. Arising from the outer surface and upper border of the first eight or nine ribs, it inserts into the medial angle, the vertebral border, and the inferior angle of the scapula. It acts to rotate the scapula and to raise the shoulder, as in full flexion and abduction of the arm. Compare pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, subclavius.
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In addition to the serratus anterior muscle, distal muscles that have been employed in facial reanimation include, but are not limited to, the rectus abdominis, the pectoralis minor, the latissimus dorsi, and the gracilis.
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The scapular rotators can be strengthened with shoulder shrugs for the upper trapezius, push-ups for the serratus anterior, and chin-ups or pull downs for the latissimus dorsi.
Bu vaka; ani baslangicli olusu, siddetli omuz agrisinin varligi ve Skapular kanatlanmanin varligi ve kanatlanmanin kolun one elevasyonu ve uzanan kollarla itme hareketi ile artisi, hastaliga yol acabilecek herhangi bir etiyolojik faktorun bulunmamasi, ENMG'de sol uzun torasik sinir motor distal latansinin uzamis olmasi ve sol serratus anterior kasi igne ENMG'de patolojik spontan aktivite bulgulari saptanmasi uzerine izole uzun torasik sinir tutulumu ile seyreden brakial norit olarak degerlendirildi.
Gogus duvarinin anterolateral kismi boyunca asagiya iner ve serratus anterior kasini innerve eder.
12) serratus anterior paralizisi olan olgularin %35'inde fiziksel aktivite/spor, %26'sinda lokal trauma, %11'inde cerrahi girisim, %6'sinda infeksiyon, %5'inde anestezinin etiyolojik faktor oldugunu tespit etmis, olgularin %17'sinde ise herhangi bir neden tespit edememislerdir.
Brakial norite bagli serratus anterior kasi disfonksiyonu olan hastalarda ani baslangicli ve siddetli omuz agrisi ve siddetli omuz agrisini takiben omuz cevresi kaslarda atrofi ve gucsuzluk sikayeti gelismesi tipiktir (1,16-18).