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The Prevalence of Supracondyloid Process in the Living: A Radiographic Study

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545–8
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The present study investigated the supracondyloid process, from direct radiograms, which has been of special interest to anatomists, anthropologists and clinicians. The process was found in 1% of persons. There was high bilateral occurrence of the process.

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Objective: The spur or the supracondyloid process of the humerus has been of special interest to anatomists, anthropologists and clinicians. Apart from the anthropological research by ancient authors and clinical studies carried out half a century ago, no study of this variation appear in the literature. The aim of the present work is to investigate this variation in the living subjects.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013
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