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Foramen sternale

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Skeleton with foramen sternale, kindly supplied by Panos Barlas

Acupuncture point CV17 lies at the position where this congenital abnormality sometimes occurs. Since the foramen cannot be detected by examination, this point should never be needled in a perpendicular direction.

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