The sternalis muscle

A normal finding encountered during breast surgery

Patricia M. Bailey, Chris D. Tzarnas, Yoshihiro Kimata

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Abstract

We report a case of mastectomy and immediate reconstruction in which the sternalis muscle, a normal anatomic variant, was encountered. Most surgeons we surveyed are not familiar with this variant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1189-1190
Number of pages2
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume103
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Mastectomy
Breast
Muscles
Surgeons

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  • Surgery

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The sternalis muscle : A normal finding encountered during breast surgery. / Bailey, Patricia M.; Tzarnas, Chris D.; Kimata, Yoshihiro.

In: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 103, No. 4, 04.1999, p. 1189-1190.

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Bailey, Patricia M. ; Tzarnas, Chris D. ; Kimata, Yoshihiro. / The sternalis muscle : A normal finding encountered during breast surgery. In: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1999 ; Vol. 103, No. 4. pp. 1189-1190.
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