gluteal muscle

Absence of gluteal muscle

The congenital absence of the gluteal muscle was described in 1976, as occurring in a brother and sister with absence of gluteal muscles and with spina bifida occulta. It was thought to be caused by an autosomal recessive gene.


  • Carnevale A, del Castillo V, Sotillo AG, Larrondo J (1976). "Congenital absence of gluteal muscles. Report of two sibs". Clin Genet 10 (3): 135–8. PMID 786514

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