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clavicle

Anatomy
1. either of the two bones connecting the shoulder blades with the upper part of the breastbone
2. the corresponding structure in other vertebrates

clavicle

[′klav·ə·kal]
(anatomy)
A bone in the pectoral girdle of vertebrates with articulation occurring at the sternum and scapula.
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Direct observations on the function of the capsule of the sternoclavicular joint in clavicular support.
The measurements and values obtained to assess clavicular asymmetry.
The latter may occur through direct contamination such as a pubic bone "groin hit" or clavicular "pocket shot".
Other radiologic findings such as clavicular erosions in RA and esophageal dilation in scleroderma may also offer significant clues to the diagnosis.
OBPP related injuries include clavicular fractures, physeal fractures of the humerus, fractures of the shoulder girdle, torticollis, facial and phrenic nerve palsy (7,8).
However, all had MRI abnormalities, including coracoacromial ligament edema (96%), entheseal region edema (82%), distal clavicular region edema (75%), coracoacromial ligament thickening (71%), acromioclavicular degenerative joint disease (64%), acromial region edema (61%), acromioclavicular joint edema (43%), and osseous spur (39%).
Chapter four, "Breath Management for Singers," carefully examines three incomplete methods of breathing: clavicular breathing, coastal or rib breathing and diaphragmatic or abdominal breathing.
There are improvements, but the pain is bad, especially in the right clavicular bone that was broken.
Table 1: Hiatal Hernia Syndrome--A Synopsis Onset abdominal surgery impact of jumping blow to the abdomen horseback riding abdominal "belly flop" dive exercise falling from a height exertion with breath holding Symptoms fatigue mental dullness easy globus sensation satiety shallow thoracic breathing dysphagia chest oppression stitching chest reflux/regurgitation pains relatively rapid respiration aversion to constriction at the waist flatulence "spare tire" bulge just below the rib margin tickling, nonproductive cough Assessment Reflex points: Retest a previously Left of xyphoid (HHS point) strong lower 4th ICS mid clavicular extremity muscle 4th ICS mid axillary while having the T 10-11 left paravertebral patient use both hands to press the upper abdomen inward and cephalad.
Hepatomegaly was considered if the liver was palpable for more than 2 cm below the costal arch in the mid clavicular line.
Shoulder dystocia complicates up to 2% of all vaginal deliveries, and potentially causes permanent brachial plexus injury, clavicular fracture, hypoxic brain injury, and other significant long-term complications.
CT was also suggestive of central necrosis within the mass, but no significant lymphadenopathy or bony destruction of the clavicular heads was seen.