Cervical rib

Known as: Supernumerary rib in the cervical region, Costa colli, Cervical Ribs 
A supernumerary rib developing from an abnormal enlargement of the costal element of the C7 vertebra. This anomaly is found in 1-2% of the population… (More)
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2012
2012
The histology of cervical ribs of Sauropoda reveals a primary bone tissue, which largely consists of longitudinally oriented… (More)
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2010
2010
Cervical ribs rarely become symptomatic. Cerebral ischemia or infarct due to cervical rib is extremely rare and, invariably… (More)
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2009
2009
Cervical ribs are an important cause of neurovascular compression at the thoracic outlet. Previous studies have shown the… (More)
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2006
2006
Why do all mammals, except for sloths and manatees, have exactly seven cervical vertebrae? In other vertebrates and other regions… (More)
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2002
2002
STUDY DESIGN After determining the normal reference values for the length of the transverse processes of the seventh cervical… (More)
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2002
2002
Controversy surrounds the aetiology of obstetric brachial plexus lesions. Most authors consider that it is caused by traction or… (More)
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1980
1980
The consequences of cervical rib do not appear to be widely understood. Whilst most cervical ribs cause little or no trouble, and… (More)
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1979
1979
In five patients with unilateral wasting of the hand muscles as a result of cervical rib and band, F waves were recorded from the… (More)
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1975
1975
In a series of 16 patients presenting with symptoms due to the presence of a complete cervical rib, 8 complained of neurological… (More)
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1970
1970
Nine patients are described with unilateral wasting of the hand muscles associated with elongated C7 transverse processes or with… (More)
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