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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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There is limited evidence of iatrogenic causes of TOS after clavicular osteosynthesis, with reported late-onset of TOS attributed to misalignment of the fracture, excessive callus, nonunion and screw impingement after plating.
An excisional biopsy from the clavicular region of the 42-year-old female patient (Case 3) also showed a focal full-thickness keratinocyte dysmaturation and dysplasia.
Prospective study of incidence and predisposing factors for clavicular fracture in the newborn.
Open reduction and internal of clavicular fractures.
The present study assessed the respiratory muscles for maximal effort due to the major limitation of spirometry in its poor sensitivity to detect moderate inspiratory muscle weakness14, the strength of the accessory respiratory muscles, and specifically the latissimusdorsi, pectoralis major (sternocostal and clavicular portions), pectoralis minor and abdominals, were manually tested using an aneroid sphygmomanometer (Alpk2 Sphygmomanometer, Japan) for the lattisimus dorsi, pectoralis major (clavicular portion), pectoralis major (sternocostal portion), pectoralis minor muscles, held by the evaluator at the test position and the difference achieved by the patients from a baseline setting of 20 millimetres mercury (mmHg) and the seven stage sit-up test for abdominal muscles.
1) In the case presented here, infiltration into the lungs and clavicular air sac as well as the muscles of the syrinx can explain the dyspnea and voice change.
En la radiografia de torax se aprecia la hipoplasia clavicular bilateral y la caja toracica en forma de campana.
The relationship between trauma mechanism, fracture type, and treatment of midshaft clavicular fractures.
Presented here are three cases of adults with similar unusual avulsion fractures associated with other injuries including acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocation and distal clavicular fracture.
Studies on the time frame for ossification of the medial clavicular epiphyseal cartilage in conventional radiography.
She states, "'Performance adrenaline' can induce shallow or clavicular breathing, alter phonation, and affect vibrato.
La exploracion fisica mostro positividad para los signos de Morley y Greenstone (aparicion de los sintomas por compresion de la apofisis transversa de C7 y la insercion del musculo escaleno anterior en la primera costilla, respectivamente) en la fosa clavicular izquierda, hipoestesia tactil en esta mitad ulnar anterior del antebrazo y tercero, cuarto y quinto dedos de su mano izquierda y paresia para la flexion y la abduccion del pulgar, abduccion del quinto dedo y lumbricales.