Spinoglenoid notch

The spinoglenoid notch is located on the superior and posterior aspect of the scapula.

Gross anatomy

Relations and/or boundaries

The spinoglenoid notch is a connection between the infraspinatus fossa and the supraspinatus fossa, which are divided by the scapular spine.

The suprascapular nerve and artery passes through the notch on their course over the scapula.

Related pathology


Upper limb anatomy
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rID: 34286
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Great scapular notch

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