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The ansa subclavia: A review of the literature
The ansa subclavia, subclavian loop, Vieussens' ansa or Vieussens' loop is a nerve cord that connects the middle cervical and inferior cervical sympathetic ganglia, forming a loop around the subclavian artery. The structure ...
Illustration of the heart and blood vessels in medieval times
Throughout history, illustrations had played a key role in the promotion and evolution of medicine by providing a medium for transmission of scientific observations. Due to religious prohibitions, color drawings of the ...
Abubakr Muhammad Ibn Zakaria Razi, Rhazes (865-925)
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Acute and chronic pathological effects of sulfur mustard on genitourinary system and male fertility
Purpose: To review the acute and chronic pathological effects of sulfur mustard on the genitourinary system and male fertility. Materials and Methods: We searched PubMed and Google Scholar to find studies related to the ...
External landmarks for identifying the drainage site of the vein of Labbé : Application to neurosurgical procedures
Introduction. The vein of Labbé is an important structure of the lateral cortical surface. However, to date, studies aimed at providing external landmarks for aiding in its identification have been scant. Therefore, the ...
Familial Mediterranean fever triggered by renal transplantation 
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An unusual finding of the posterior cranial fossa: One case report
Variations of the posterior cranial fossa can alter surgical approaches to this region and pose a definite hazard if not considered. Inadvertent tearing of these large structures can result in morbidity and even mortality. ...
An unusual muscle of the wrist with potential compression of the ulnar nerve
During routine cadaveric dissection of the upper extremity an unusual muscle was discovered arising from the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris and inserting into the muscle belly of the flexor digitiminimi. The muscle's ...
Fourth ventriculoceles with extracranial extension: One case report
Encephaloceles involving only the herniated fourth ventricle are exceedingly rare. We report a case of such a cranial malformation and review the literature regarding these malformations and their potential embryological ...
Suprascapular nerve as a donor for extracranial facial nerve reanimation procedures: A cadaveric feasibility study: Laboratory investigation
Object. Facial nerve injury with resultant facial muscle paralysis is disfiguring and disabling. To the auhtors' knowledge, neurotization of the facial nerve using a branch of the brachial plexus has not been previously ...