Oblique muscle

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Related to Oblique muscle: Internal oblique muscle
(Anat.) a muscle acting in a direction oblique to the mesial plane of the body, or to the associated muscles; - applied especially to two muscles of the eyeball.

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The inferior lumbar triangle of Petit is bounded anteriorly by the posterior border of external oblique muscle, posteriorly by the anterior border of latissimus dorsi muscle, base is formed by iliac crest, floor by the internal oblique muscle with contribution from transversus abdominis muscle and roof by skin and subcutaneous tissue.
There was enhancement and thickening of the left inferior oblique muscle measuring 8.
We removed a small number of the skin and then removed the tumor at the 3–5 cm distance, including the attached muscles (serratus anterior and latissimus dorsi), the normal costa around the tumor, a part of the diaphragm, the adhesive lung, a part of the external oblique muscle and of the internal oblique muscle.
When a vertical deviation is greatest in adduction (overelevation in adduction), the primary oblique muscle overaction could be the commonest cause [19].
Inferior oblique muscle overaction (IOOA) was classified by Parks6 into two groups: primary and secondary.
d) Between the transverse muscle and the internal oblique muscle
5 million, seven-year contract with Boston last year after defecting from Cuba, missed two weeks of spring training with a sore oblique muscle.
The direction of abdominal muscles (external oblique muscle runs cranio-ventrally, internal olique runs caudoventrally and transverse abdominal runs transversely), location of hernia (lateral), early presentation, diagnosis and surgical correction made good prognosis.
The external oblique muscle and fascia was divided to create bilateral sliding myofascial rectus abdominis flaps.
In this study, a case of snake bite with involvement of the lower oblique muscle was reported.
The forced duction test should be performed in both eyes so that any associated oblique muscle laxity (OML) can be noted.

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