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Author Spadliński, Łukasz ♦ Pietruszewska, Wioletta ♦ Polguj, Michał ♦ Topol, Mirosław ♦ Wysiadecki, Grzegorz ♦ Cecot, Tomasz ♦ Majos, Agata ♦ Stefańczyk, Ludomir
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Content type Text
Publisher Hindawi Limited
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2016-11-29
Copyright Year ©2016
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) R
Subject Keyword Medicine
Abstract A familiarity with the anatomy of some types of bone anomalies is necessary for clinicians involved in many medical areas. The aim of this paper is to review the newest literature concerning the morphology, embryology, clinical image, and therapeutic methods of the cervical ribs in the humans. The incidence of cervical ribs has been found to vary from 0.58% in Malaysian population to 6.2% in Turkish population. Cervical ribs have clinical implications that are generally divided into neurological or vascular. This study is of particular importance for clinicians, as early identification of cervical ribs may prevent life-threatening complications.
ISSN 23146133
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2016-01-01
e-ISSN 23146133
Journal BioMed Research International
Volume Number 2016


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