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Anatomic variations of levator scapulae in a normal cohort: an MRI study

Au, John; Webb, Alexandra; Buirski, Graham; Smith, Paul; Pickering, Mark; Perriman, Diana


Purpose: Accessory attachments of the levator scapulae (LS) muscle have been described in the literature in previous cadaveric studies, but there is little knowledge about the incidence and distribution. Knowledge of LS accessory attachments is relevant to clinicians working in the fields of radiology, surgery, neurology, and musculoskeletal medicine. The purpose of this study was to explore the incidence and spectrum of LS caudal accessory attachments in vivo using magnetic resonance (MR)...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy
DOI: 10.1007/s00276-016-1727-5


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