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The incidence and location of corona mortis: a study on 75 cadavers.
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PMID:  15022807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We dissected 150 fresh cadaver halves by ilioinguinal exposure, and counted all vessels more than 2 mm in diameter, connecting the obturator system to the external iliac system. The distance between the symphysis pubis and the anastomotic vessels was measured. We found vascular anastomoses between the obturator and external iliac systems in 91 of 150 sides (61%), and anastomotic veins in 78 of 150 exposures (52%). Arterial connections were seen in 29 of the exposures (19%). The mean distance between the anastomotic arteries and the symphysis pubis was 64 (45-90) mm, and 56 (37-80) mm for the communicating veins. There seemed to be no significant difference between genders in the incidence of corona mortis and the distance between communicating vessels and the symphysis pubis.
Guvenir Okcu; Serkan Erkan; Huseyin S Yercan; Ugur Ozic
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0001-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Scand     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-16     Completed Date:  2004-04-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370352     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Scand     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Celal Bayar University, Medical Faculty, Manisa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Anastomosis / anatomy & histology*
Epigastric Arteries / anatomy & histology
Femoral Nerve / anatomy & histology
Iliac Artery / anatomy & histology*
Iliac Vein / anatomy & histology*
Middle Aged
Obturator Nerve / anatomy & histology
Pelvis / anatomy & histology*,  blood supply*,  innervation
Pubic Symphysis / anatomy & histology*

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