Items tagged “sternum”

10 results found
Case

Sternal abscess

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 22 May 2010
66% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Pectus carinatum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 05 May 2011
82% complete
X-ray
Case

Paget disease of the sternum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 11 Jul 2011
59% complete
CTNuclear medicine
Case

Primary osteomyelitis of the chest wall

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 07 Aug 2012
71% complete
CTMRI
Case

Pectus excavatum

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 May 2013
77% complete
X-ray
Case

Sternal tuberculosis

No bony or pleuro...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 14 Feb 2014
71% complete
X-rayUltrasound
Article

Sternal fracture

Sternal fractures occur in ~5% of blunt chest trauma with the manubrium being the most commonly injured part. Clinical presentation Acute, severe sternal pain that is worse with respiration with localized tenderness. Pathology Mechanism of injury Fractures of the sternum can result from bot...
Article

Sternal foramen

Sternal foramen (or perforated sternum) is a developmental variant of the sternum and results from incomplete fusion of the sternal ossification centers. They are common occurring in approximately 5% of the population (range 4.3-6.7%). They are most commonly found in the inferior aspect of the s...
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Manubrium

The manubrium is the superior part of the sternum lying at the level of T3-T4 vertebrae. It forms the superior wall of the anterior mediastinum and its superior border also contributes to the superior thoracic aperture (thoracic inlet). The upper border of the manubrium also serves as the apex f...
Article

Sternum

The sternum completes the anterior chest wall as the ventral breastplate. Gross anatomy The sternum is composed of a manubrium, a body and the inferior xiphisternum or xiphoid process. These articulations are via hyaline cartilage with a fibrocartilaginous intervening disc:  the manubrium is ...

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