Biceps pulley

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Amir Rezaee et al.

Biceps pulley refers to a complex capsuloligamentous structure which provides stability and hold the long head of biceps tendon within the bicipital groove. It comprises of coracohumeral ligament, superior glenohumeral ligament, and distal attachment of the subscapularis tendon.

Related pathology

Pathologic conditions associated with biceps pulley include:

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Article Information

rID: 44508
Section: Anatomy
Tags: case, ref, snippet
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Biceps brachii pulley
  • Long head of biceps pulley
  • LHBT pulley

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