Cervical Rib Variant: Report of a Case

Lisa M. Kosenak, Eric J. Knorr, Juan J. DeRojas, Mark R. Katlic

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It is taught that, when a cervical rib is present, the subclavian vessels and brachial plexus always arch over it. The present case reemphasizes that the brachial plexus may be split by the cervical rib.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-293
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • Cervical rib
  • brachial plexus
  • subclavian vessels

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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