Pectoralis Major Tear: an unusual case presentation
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The pectoralis major is a very powerful muscle that forms the chest prominence and. It moves the shoulder forwards and across your chest. It is best known as the muscle that you develop with the bench press exercise in gymnasium. The pectoralis major attaches to the humerus bone and is divided into two parts. The upper part is known as the ‘clavicular head’ and the lower part the ‘sternal head’.. Ruptures of the pectoralis major muscle are becoming more common due to the increase in power sports weight training.25 yrs old male presented to OPD with bruising and swelling over the anterior wall of left axilla. The patient was amateur weight lifter. Clinically the swelling was tender, and movements of left arm were restricted. Muscle tear was suspected and hence MRI was advised which showed tear of tendon of pectoralis major muscle. The patient was treated surgically and has got full range of movements of the arm........

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