The morphological and pathological significance of synostosis at the manubrio-sternal joint.

@article{ASHLEY1954TheMA,
  title={The morphological and pathological significance of synostosis at the manubrio-sternal joint.},
  author={G. T. ASHLEY},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1954},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={159-66}
}
Acceptedteaching concerning the time and nature of synostosis of the manubrio-sternal joint is, generally speaking, erroneous. In agreeing with Fallopius and Eustachius, Coiter (1573) showed justifiable caution in stating that synostosis of this joint appears at the time at which the cranial sutures begin to be obliterated. This, of course, can mean any time after 30 years. Anatomists of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (Crooke, 1615; Highmore, 1651 ; Bartholinus, 1668; Bidloo, 1685… CONTINUE READING
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