Additional head of biceps brachii in elderly female cadaver
Received: 27-Aug-2010 Accepted Date: May 25, 2011; Published: 14-Jun-2011
Citation: IJAV. 2011; 4: 112–114.
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Variations are very frequent in the origin of biceps brachii muscle of upper arm. This was extensively reported in other parts of the world except in Indian population. During routine dissection of an 80-year-old female cadaver, additional head of biceps brachii was noted bilaterally. Occurrence of additional head in females and in Indian population is very rare. The findings were reported and compared with the studies of other eminent authors. Such variations are important not only for the anatomists but for surgeons and orthopedicians too.