Type of Article:  Case Report

Volume 6; Issue 2.1 (April 2018)

Page No.: 5145-5148

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2018.141


Vishwajit Ravindra Deshmukh *1, Vidhyameena Sabapathy 2, Sanjay Kumar Sharma 3, Navita Aggarwal 4.

*1 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, JIPMER, Karaikal, India.

2 Senior Resident, Department of Anatomy, JIPMER, Karaikal, India.

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Rajshree Medical Research Institute, Bareilly, India.

4 Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, India.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Vishwajit Ravindra Deshmukh, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, JIPMER, Karaikal, India.

E-Mail: drvishwajitdeshmukh@gmail.com


During the routine anatomy dissection for the undergraduate students, an uncommon variation in relation to bones was observed. The muscle attachments of the axial and appendicular skeleton were associated with the formation of extensive enthesophytes. The bones mainly responsible for the weight transmission especially in the lower limbs were observed to have an abundant new bone formation in the area for muscle and ligament attachments. This information may be of importance to radiologist, surgeons who are seeking to reduce the morbidity associated with dissections in this region, particularly related to paresthesias and nerve compressions.

KEY WORDS: skeleton, enthesophytes, Paresthesias, Nerve compressions.


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Cite this article: Vishwajit Ravindra Deshmukh, Vidhyameena Sabapathy, Sanjay Kumar Sharma, Navita Aggarwal. PRESENCE OF ENTHESOPHYTES IN BOTH APPENDICULAR AND AXIAL SKELETON OF A CADAVER: A CASE REPORT. Int J Anat Res 2018;6(2.1):5145-5148. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2018.141