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scalene

1. Maths (of a triangle) having all sides of unequal length
2. Anatomy of or relating to any of the scalenus muscles
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Actions of the scalene muscles for rotation of the cervical spine in macaque and human.
Intramuscular haemangioma of the middle scalene muscle. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 1980; 34: 345-9.
This approach also facilitates the section of the anterior and middle scalene muscle with perfect visualization of the artery, vein, and brachial plexus, resulting in greater safety and also improving control and preventing lesions on the sympathetic chain and the stellate ganglion.
The muscle abnormalities included hypertrophy of the scalenus muscle complex, amalgamation of the scalene muscles and interdigitation of the nerve roots through the muscle.
Christo used a CT scanner to guide the placement of the needle in the patient's anterior scalene muscle in the neck.
However, intraoperatively, the neurosurgeon recognized the origin to be from scalene muscle; nevertheless, the pathologist may readily confuse the lesion with neurofibroma, as we have previously noted.
Falla D, Rainoldi A, Jull G, Stavrou G, Tsao H (2004d) Lack of correlation between sternocleidomastoid and scalene muscle fatigability and duration of symptoms in chronic neck pain patients.
To avoid direct trauma to the plexus on initial needle placement, an insulated Tuohy needle (Contiplex Tuohy, BBraun) connected to a nerve stimulator (Pajunk Vario) was placed with real time ultrasound control within the middle scalene muscle next to the trunks of the plexus.
Myoelectric manifestations of sternocleidomastoid and anterior scalene muscle fatigue in chronic neck pain patients.
The interscalene groove was then palpated by rolling the fingers posterolaterally from this border over the belly of the anterior scalene muscle into the groove.
The first site is the interscalene triangle, where compression can occur between the anterior scalene muscle, middle scalene muscle and the medial surface of the first rib inferiorly.
External compression of the vein may be caused by hypertrophy of the subclavian muscle tendon or anterior scalene muscle, cervical ribs, first rib, or callus of the clavicle from an old fracture.