What is the anatomy of the serratus posterior inferior in relation to abdominal hernias?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Assar A Rather, MBBS, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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The serratus posterior inferior originates from the lumbodorsal fascia and inserts along the four lowest ribs. The sacrospinalis runs along the spinous processes for the entire length of the spine.


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