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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017, 5(2), 43-47
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-2-6
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Cervical Rib: Dept of Neurosurgery Khoula Hospital Muscat Oman Experience: A Critical Analysis

Ali Al Mashani1, Neeraj Salhotra1, , Azmat Ali1, Munthir Al Zabin1, Salim Al Abri1, Arshad Kabir Khan1 and Ahmed Al Risi1

1Department of Neurosurgery, Khoula Hospital Muscat, Oman

Pub. Date: March 04, 2017

Cite this paper:
Ali Al Mashani, Neeraj Salhotra, Azmat Ali, Munthir Al Zabin, Salim Al Abri, Arshad Kabir Khan and Ahmed Al Risi. Cervical Rib: Dept of Neurosurgery Khoula Hospital Muscat Oman Experience: A Critical Analysis. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017; 5(2):43-47. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-2-6


An extra rib arising from seventh cervical vertebra is termed as cervical rib. The condition is a congenital anomaly. Thoracic outlet syndrome is the common presentation. [1] Resection of the rib alleviate the symptoms. We present here our experience of cervical rib resection and a critical analysis of condition with literature review.

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