Foramen of Rouviere

The foramen of Rouviere is a rarely seen space in the shoulder joint capsule between middle and inferior glenohumeral ligaments and it may communicate with the subcoracoid recess (inferior subscapularis recess). It should not be confused with an acquired defect.

Upper limb anatomy
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rID: 25946
Section: Anatomy
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Rouviere foramen

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