Tuesday, July 29, 2014

WTF? A Fractured Rudimentary Rib?

A rudimentary rib is simply an extra one (supernumerary). They can be found on vertebrae where ribs are not supposed to be present, typically C7 and L1. The most common supernumerary ribs are found at C7, and are a well documented cause of thoracic outlet syndrome.

From The Trauma Professional's Blog... Click here to go there...

Has anyone ever found one of these on the side of the road?

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