International Journal of Morphology
versión On-line ISSN 0717-9502
SINGHAL, Suruchi; VIJAYA RAO, Vani y MANJUNATH, K. Y.. Subclavius Posticus Muscle : A Case Report. Int. J. Morphol. [online]. 2008, vol.26, n.4, pp.813-815. ISSN 0717-9502. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-95022008000400005.
Arare case of subclavius posticus muscle observed in a male cadáver is reported here. Presence of such accessory muscles have been recognized as possible causes of neurovascular compression syndromes in this región. It has been suggested by several authors that presence of accessory muscles like subclavius posticus can be a potential cause of thoracic outlet syndrome.
Palabras clave : Subclavius posticus; Anomalous neck muscles; Thoracic outlet syndrome.