Document Type : Research Article
Background: The nutrient foramina of the clavicle have extensive clinical importance as these are involved in the repair of clavicular fracture. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the morphometry and topography of nutrient foramen in clavicle.
Material and Methods: This study was conducted in department of Anatomy. In this study we were included total 60 dried human clavicle bones. The duration of study was over a period of one year.
Results: The result of this study was revealed that one foramen was present in 65% bone. While, two nutrient foramen present in 26.7% clavicle bones & three nutrient foramen present in 8.4% clavicle bone. Which were found macroscopically.
Conclusion: This study concludes that from all the findings that the nutrient artery should be preserved carefully while doing surgical procedure like internal fixation and vascularised bone graft.