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Indirect inguinal hernia of the urinary bladder through a persistent canal of Nuck: Case report
We report a 79-year-old female cadaver found to harbor an indirect inguinal hernia involving the urinary bladder. Further investigation revealed a patent canal of Nuck. The authors describe this rare finding in an adult ...
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 ...