Rotator cuff

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and their tendons, important in stabilising the glenohumeral joint:

Other structures that stabilise the glenohumeral joint include:

See also


Upper limb anatomy
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rID: 1995
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Rotator cuff tendons
  • Rotator cuff: shoulder

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