Pain Management

Iliac Crest

By on July 4th, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Pain Management

Definition and Function The iliac crest is the margin of the ileum. It is a curved, broad structure made to protect the insides of the pelvic region. It serves as an attachment of muscles, aponeurosis, and fascia of the nearby structures [1]. Iliac Crest Photos of Anatomy: Where is it Located? The iliac crest is […]

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By on July 2nd, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Pain Management

Sternum Definition and Function The sternum or breastbone is a vertical flat bone lying at the anterior middle part of the chest. Externally, it is made up of compact bone. Inside of it is a cancellous or spongy tissue that is entirely vascular. The adult length of the sternum measures 15-17 cm. It is larger […]

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Right, Left and Central Abdominal Pain

By on March 30th, 2013 in Pain Management

What’s Abdominal Pain? Abdominal pain is a frequent reason for consultation especially in young adults and elderly subjects. It is a symptom rather than a disease. The causes of pain may range from mild, non-significant, exaggerated peristalsis to emergent appendicitis or perforation. At times, abdominal pain may be the only symptom of heart attack. Therefore, […]

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Pain Under Right Rib Cage

By on February 20th, 2013 in Pain Management

Pain under rib cage is one of the manifestations of a large number of associated diseases. Rib cage is mainly composed of 12 ribs on either side of the chest and encloses different chest structures such as hearts, lungs and trachea. It is also composed of twelve thoracic vertebrae and sternum which is a T-shaped […]

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