Sternalis muscle also called rectus sternalis, rectus thoracis, or episternalis is an anomalous muscle of the anterior chest wall with unknown anatomical function. It is regularly observed in lower animal but infrequently in humans. Presence of this muscle can create confusion with tumours of the anterior chest wall during routine mammography. Although less… (More)
The sternohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyid and omohyoid constitute the infrahyoid group of anterior neck muscles. All these muscles are supplied by Ansa crvicalis related to the anterior wall of carotid sheath. During regular cadaveric dissection in the Department of Anatomy at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, a case of right sided absence of sternohyoid muscle with left… (More)
Down's syndrome (DS) is known to be associated with autoimmune disease including type 1 diabetes. To the best of our knowledge, there are no reports of DS with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the literature. We hereby report two cases of DS with type 2 diabetes.
The state of catecholamine excess due to pheochromocytoma can give rise to recurrent vasospasm induced vasculitis and non-specific aortoarteritis. Adequate and timely attention is required for optimum management of these rarely associated conditions.