Skip to Content


Pronunciation: ska'le-nek'to-me

Definition: Resection of one or more of the scalene muscles, usually the anterior scalene.

[scalene + G. ektome, excision]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.