Múltiples variaciones musculares y neurovasculares en los miembros superiores. Presentación de caso

Translated title of the contribution: Multiple muscle and neurovascular variations in the upper limbs. Case report

Luis Ernesto Ballesteros, Iván Darío Quintero, Pedro Luis Forero

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Abstract

SUMMARY: It is presented a rare case of multiple variations in the upper limbs of a 45 years old male cadaver specimen, ownership of the morphology laboratory of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (Bucaramanga, Colombia). Muscle variations were observed (presence of both additional heads of the biceps brachii and the flexor pollicis longus, agenesis of right palmaris longus), nervous variations (anastomosis between median and musculocutaneous nerve and between ulnar and median at superficial palmar level). Additionally it presented the radial artery origin from upper left segment of the brachial artery. These various morphological expressions determine relevant clinical implications and should be taken into account in the various surgical approaches to the upper limbs.

Translated title of the contributionMultiple muscle and neurovascular variations in the upper limbs. Case report
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)1577-1584
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Morphology
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes

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