Cervical rib

What is Cervical rib?

A supernumerary rib articulating with a cervical vertebra, usually the seventh, but not reaching the sternum anteriorly.

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I have burning, radiating pain in my right shoulder which goes as low as the waist and around into my right breast. Simultaneously, my forearms go...

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Brief Answer:
Get MRI scan done

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From your history I want to advise you to get MRI scan of cervical spine and xray of right...

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What could be causing a burning, radiating pain that starts in right shoulder blade, sometimes down to the waist then around into my right breast.?...

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Brief Answer:
Cervical rib may be the cause

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I have gone through your query carefully and it could be...

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I have Bilateral Cervical Ribs. what is the permanent solution of this problem?

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Brief Answer:
PERMANENT TREATMENT NEEDS SURGERY.

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Thanks for posting your query.
A cervical rib in humans is an extra rib...

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