Year 2020, Volume 14 , Issue 1, Pages 68 - 71 2020-04-30

Rhomboid muscle variations: notes on their naming and classification principles

Albert GRADEV [1] , Lina MALİNOVA [2] , Julide KASABOĞLU [3] , Lazar JELEV [4]


In this report we present two cases of rhomboid muscle variations observed during routine anatomical dissections. In the first case, on the left side of an adult male cadaver, a long and slender aberrant muscle was identified starting from the lateral part of the superior nuchal line and inserting to the scapula between the rhomboid minor and levator scapulae. The muscle was identified as the rare rhomboid capitis. In the second case, in an adult female cadaver, a bilateral variation in the origin of the rhomboid major fibers was described. On the left side, the rhomboid major fibers started from spinous processes of C1–C6, while on the right side it was narrower and originating from spinous processes of C1–C3. Reviewing the literature about the rhomboid muscles variations, we conclude that one and the same aberrant structure might be named differently. We also discuss the presentation of the known variations of the rhomboids in a common scheme instead of classification.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-0112-1333
Author: Albert GRADEV
Institution: Medical University of Sofia
Country: Bulgaria


Orcid: 0000-0002-6928-1483
Author: Lina MALİNOVA
Institution: Medical University of Sofia
Country: Bulgaria


Orcid: 0000-0001-5475-6936
Author: Julide KASABOĞLU
Institution: Medical University of Sofia
Country: Bulgaria


Orcid: 0000-0001-8596-7867
Author: Lazar JELEV (Primary Author)
Institution: Medical University of Sofia
Country: Bulgaria


Dates

Publication Date : April 30, 2020

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APA Gradev, A , Mali̇nova, L , Kasaboğlu, J , Jelev, L . (2020). Rhomboid muscle variations: notes on their naming and classification principles . Anatomy , 14 (1) , 68-71 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/806839
MLA Gradev, A , Mali̇nova, L , Kasaboğlu, J , Jelev, L . "Rhomboid muscle variations: notes on their naming and classification principles" . Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 68-71 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/806839>
Chicago Gradev, A , Mali̇nova, L , Kasaboğlu, J , Jelev, L . "Rhomboid muscle variations: notes on their naming and classification principles". Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 68-71
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ISNAD Gradev, Albert , Mali̇nova, Lina , Kasaboğlu, Julide , Jelev, Lazar . "Rhomboid muscle variations: notes on their naming and classification principles". Anatomy 14 / 1 (April 2020): 68-71 .
AMA Gradev A , Mali̇nova L , Kasaboğlu J , Jelev L . Rhomboid muscle variations: notes on their naming and classification principles. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 68-71.
Vancouver Gradev A , Mali̇nova L , Kasaboğlu J , Jelev L . Rhomboid muscle variations: notes on their naming and classification principles. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 68-71.