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Anatomia general > Músculos; sistema muscular > Músculos del cuello > Músculo escaleno mínimo

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Descripción

Origin: Anterior tubercle of transverse process of C6 or C7

Insertion: First rib - Suprapleural membrane (Sibson's fascia)

Artery: Ascending cervical artery, superficial cervical artery

Nerve: C7-C8

Action: Elevates the first rib - Supports suprapleural membrane

Description:
Extra muscle occasionally present between the scalenus anterior and medius, and having the same action and innervation.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Epónimo

Sibson's

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