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pectoralis major

[‚pek·tə′ral·əs ′mā·jər]
(anatomy)
The large muscle connecting the anterior aspect of the chest with the shoulder and upper arm.
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The dorsoepicondylar medial muscle described in this case includes anatomical origins that involve the latissimus dorsi and the pectoralis major muscles, the dorsi-pecturum-medial epicondylar being the most accurate designation since it was the latissimus dorsi muscle that contributes most in its formation.
Orava, "Rupture of the pectoralis major muscle," The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
(12) A large musculocutaneous perforator (through the pectoralis major muscle) from either the fifth or sixth branch sustains the inferior or central based pedicle and is found just medial to the breast meridian about 2 to 4 cm above the inframammary fold.
Dissection of the pectoralis major muscle is easy and minimally traumatic to the patient.
The pectoralis major muscle was repaired over the mesh and an ipsilateral pedicled latissimus flap was inset over the defect field for well-vascularized soft tissue reinforcement (Fig.
Ruptures of the pectoralis major muscle (PMM), once considered a rare injury, are now occurring with increasing frequency.
PS cases present with absence or under-development of pectoralis major muscle associated in some cases with or without a hypoplasia of the breast an agenesis of 234 and 5 ipsilateral costal cartilage an athelia and an ipsilateral webbing of the fingers (cutaneous syndactyly).23 Therefore PS may occur with different gravity.
Poland's syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by hypoplasia of the breast and nipple scarcity of subcutaneous tissue absence of the costosternal portion of the pectoralis major muscle lack of the pectoralis minor and major muscle aplasia or deformity of the costal cartilages or ribs II to IV or III to V alopecia of the axillary and mammary region and unilateral brachysyndactyly.
The pectoralis major muscle is a broad and triangular muscle with origins on the clavicle, sternum, ribs, and external oblique fascia that acts as an adductor, flexor, and internal rotator of the humerus [1-17].
Kummer et al., "The role of pectoralis major muscle flap in salvage total laryngectomy," Archives of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
Investigations had revealed that her breast cancer on the right side had infiltrated right pectoralis major muscle and encroached to the contralateral breast (Figure 1).
A 6 cm long incision was made at the right axillar line, lateral to the edge of the pectoralis major muscle (Figure 2).