Anatomy article structure: muscle

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Tim Luijkx et al.

As with all other articles, the introductory paragraph should introduce the anatomical term and aim to give an interesting summary. The first sentence should contain the title of the article in bold

  • origin:
  • insertion:
  • innervation:
  • action:

Having information about normal variation as well as the frequency of such variation is key for radiological anatomy articles.

Helps understand variant anatomy.

This section should include links to pertinent related pathology, particularly if the condition has an anatomical basis. 

  • usually best as a list

See the general article on the structure of an anatomy article here.

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