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Título: Anatomical Basis of the Myofascial Trigger Points of the Gluteus Maximus Muscle
Autor: AKAMATSU, Flavia EmiYENDO, Tatiana MinaRHODE, CiroITEZEROTE, Ana MariaHOJAIJ, FlavioANDRADE, MauroHSING, Wu TuJACOMO, Alfredo Luiz
Citación: BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, article ID 4821968, 5p, 2017
Resumen: Myofascial pain syndrome is characterized by pain and limited range of motion in joints and caused by muscular contracture related to dysfunctional motor end plates and myofascial trigger points (MTrPs). We aimed to observe the anatomical correlation between the clinically described MTrPs and the entry point of the branches of the inferior gluteal nerve into the gluteus maximus muscle. We dissected twenty gluteus maximus muscles from 10 human adult cadavers (5 males and 5 females). We measured the muscles and compiled the distribution of the nerve branches into each of the quadrants of the muscle. Statistical analysis was performed by using Students f-test and Kruskal-Wallis tests. Although no difference was observed either for muscle measurements or for distribution of nerve branching among the subjects, the topography of MTrPs matched the anatomical location of the entry points into the muscle. Thus, anatomical substract of the MTrPs may be useful for a better understanding of the physiopathology of these disorders and provide basis for their surgical and clinical treatment.
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Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - FM/MCG
Departamento de Cirurgia - FM/MCG

Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - FM/MPT
Departamento de Patologia - FM/MPT

Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - HC/ICHC
Instituto Central - HC/ICHC

Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - LIM/01
LIM/01 - Laboratório de Informática Médica

Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - LIM/02
LIM/02 - Laboratório de Anatomia Médico-Cirúrgica


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