clavicle

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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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The traditional view that the vast majority of clavicular fractures heal with good functional outcomes following non-operative treatment is no longer valid.
The thick periosteal sleeve was disrupted posteriorly allowing posterior displacement of the medial clavicular metaphysis which was locked posterior to the manubrium.
The hypothesis of fatigue in the clavicular fibers of the pectoralis major can be observed in the results reported by Tran et al.
For the first investigation, the clavicular parameters including FL, FW, ML, MW, AL, and AW were systemically analyzed for sex determination.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the muscular activation levels of the Anterior Deltoid and the two heads of the Pectoralis Major (Sternal and Clavicular) while performing an isometric Dumbbell Fly (Dumbbell only: DFW or dumbbell plus manual resistance applied: DFMR).
Furthermore, decreased shoulder function due to clavicular shortening of more than 1-2 cm after nonoperative fracture management has been reported.
Complete excision of the right clavicular mass and the distal clavicle was performed.
Caption: Figure 1: Right shoulder and chest XR showing prominence of the cephalad portion of the lateral end of the clavicle suggesting the presence of an old clavicular injury in this location.
Any regional anesthesia method for repair of a clavicular fracture has not been described and not commonly performed in current anesthesia practice.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) confirmed a complete rupture of the clavicular head, pectoralis major insertion with mild retraction (Figure 1(b)).
Uma incisao longitudinal diagonal, que segue ao longo da borda anterior do musculo esternocleitomastoide, seguindo da borda inferior do lobo da orelha ate a borda superior clavicular.