Non-Symmetric Bilateral Three Headed-Biceps Brachii

  • Raziyeh Kheirjou Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
  • Kobra Velaei Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
  • Maryam Ezzati Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
Keywords: Biceps brachii, Variation, Anatomy, Dissection

Abstract

Anatomical muscles’ variation may face clinician and surgeon with some dilemmas. Obviously, reporting a rare case of variations could explore some unexplained and unexpected clinical symptoms. Bilateral three head biceps, which had a supernumerary head with different origins in both right and left arms, is reported in this case report article. The crucial importance of arm muscles variations’ is because of their adjacent location to brachial nerve plexus and brachial vessels. Every single alteration in the direction of anatomical elements could result in pressure on nerve or vessels with clinical symptoms. Taken together, investigation and popularization of variations make a well-knowledged background for clinicians and surgeons.

 

 

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Published
2019-09-30
How to Cite
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Kheirjou R, Velaei K, Ezzati M. Non-Symmetric Bilateral Three Headed-Biceps Brachii. Acta Med Iran. 57(5):338-340.
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Case Report(s)