Variation in the insertion of the latissimus dorsi & its clinical importance.

@article{Bhatt2013VariationIT,
  title={Variation in the insertion of the latissimus dorsi & its clinical importance.},
  author={C. R. Bhatt and B. Prajapati and D. S. Patil and V. Patel and B. G. Singh and C. Mehta},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedics},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          25-8
        }
}
  • C. R. Bhatt, B. Prajapati, +3 authors C. Mehta
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of orthopaedics
  • The latissimus dorsi is the larger, flat, dorso-lateral muscle on the trunk, posterior to the arm, and partly covered by the trapezius on its median dorsal region. Origin of the latissimus dorsi is from spinous processes of thoracic T7-T12, thoracolumbar fascia, iliac crest and inferior 3 or 4 ribs, inferior angle of scapula and insertion on floor of intertubercular groove of the humerus. We have studied 50 cadavers in the different medical colleges in which we found 2% case of anterior and… CONTINUE READING
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