Sternalis muscle, what every anatomist and clinician should know

@article{Snosek2014SternalisMW,
  title={Sternalis muscle, what every anatomist and clinician should know},
  author={Michael Snosek and R Shane Tubbs and Marious Loukas},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={866-84}
}
The sternalis muscle is a well documented but rare muscular variation of the anterior thoracic wall. It lies between the superficial fascia and the pectoral fascia and is found in about 8% of the population. It presents in several morphological variants both unilaterally and bilaterally and has no apparent physiological function. There is still much disagreement about its nerve supply and embryological origin. With the advent of medical imaging and thoracic surgery the clinical importance of… CONTINUE READING

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