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A rare case of possible median nerve entrapment

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Author(s): Paval J

Journal: Neuroanatomy
ISSN 1303-1783

Volume: 5;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 35;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: median nerve | entrapment | biceps brachii muscle | abnormal insertion

ABSTRACT
Biceps brachii muscle is very variable. Biceps may be composed of one to five heads. Although the variations inthe origin are plenty, there are a very few cases reported on the variations in the insertion of the biceps brachiimuscle. In this report we present a variant biceps brachii muscle which gives an abnormal muscle fasciculusfrom its medial side which continues as a narrow tendinous slip and is inserted in to the medial supracondylarridge of humerus. We discuss in this report, the possible median nerve entrapment due to the presence of sucha variation.

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