Unilateral absence of the thoracic part of the trapezius muscle

Unilateral absence of the thoracic part of the trapezius muscle

Autor Garbelotti, S. A. Google Scholar
Rodrigues, CFD Google Scholar
Sgrott, E. A. Google Scholar
Prates, J. C. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Fed Univ Alagoas
Univ Itajai Valley
Resumo The absence of some muscles, such as pectoralis major, serratus anterior and quadratus femoris have been described, however the absence of trapezius, either in isolation or in association with other structures, is not often observed. in this case study, we present a case of partial absence of the left trapezius muscle in an adult black male cadaver, which had a large aponeurosis replacing the ascending fibres and some of the transverse fibres of the muscle. Histological analysis showed the presence of a few muscle fibres in the aponeurosis. From a functional viewpoint, it is possible that this individual would have had difficulty in moving his shoulder, especially during flexion. abduction and circumduction of the arm.
Palavra-chave absence
muscles
trapezius
upper limb
anatomy
dissections
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 2001-04-01
Publicado em Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. New York: Springer-verlag, v. 23, n. 2, p. 131-133, 2001.
ISSN 0930-1038 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Springer
Extensão 131-133
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-001-0131-x
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000169116800013
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/26516

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