The chondroepitrochlearis muscle: case report.

G. L. Di Gennaro, G. Soncini, A. Andrisano, L. Valdiserri

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An extremely rare muscle disorder in the pectoral region is described. It involves a musculotendinous unit which originates from the pectoralis major and inserts onto the medial epicondyle of the humerus. The authors report a case of an 11-year-old boy, affected bilaterally, who underwent surgical treatment to lengthen the chondroepitrochlearis muscle. There was significant cosmetic and functional improvement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-423
Number of pages5
JournalLa Chirurgia degli organi di movimento
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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    Di Gennaro, G. L., Soncini, G., Andrisano, A., & Valdiserri, L. (1998). The chondroepitrochlearis muscle: case report. La Chirurgia degli organi di movimento, 83(4), 419-423.