Pectoralis minor muscle

What is Pectoralis minor muscle?

The pectoralis minor is a thin, flat muscle found immediately under the pectoralis major. This is the smaller of the two pectoral muscles, or muscles of the chest. This muscle extends from three origins on the third, fourth, and fifth ribs on each side of the ribcage to a coracoids process of the scapula or shoulder blade.

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Just received an mri of my lt shoulder showing tendinosis of the distal aspect of the supraspinatus tendon. A full or partial thickness tear is not...

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Shoulder impingement does not compress subclavian.

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The pain in shoulder that...

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Hi myself arjun. I'm 23 yrs old. I recently had gone to gym. one day when i was coming back i felt a sever pain in between my left upper abdomen...

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Hi Arjun!
You dont seem to be having a heart attack or pneumonia.Yes it's muscle soreness which is very commonly seen after recently joining...

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I'm really sure that I have something call polands syndrome but not many doctors know what it is. What should I do?
I have reason to believe that I...

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Poland syndrome is a developmental abnormality and can present with
unilateral involvement of the chest...

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Just received an mri of my lt shoulder showing tendinosis of the distal aspect of the supraspinatus tendon. A full or partial thickness tear is not...

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Hi myself arjun. I'm 23 yrs old. I recently had gone to gym. one day when i was coming back i felt a sever pain in between my left upper abdomen...

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I'm really sure that I have something call polands syndrome but not many doctors know what it is. What should I do? I have reason to believe that I...

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