Medial triangular space

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The medial (or upper) triangular space is a communication between the axilla and the posterior scapula region. It should not be confused with the similarly named lateral triangular space.

Gross anatomy

Anatomy: Upper limb
Share article

Article information

rID: 29715
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Upper triangular space
  • Medial axillary foramen

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.