Subscapularis recess

Subscapularis recess or superior subscapularis recess is a normal extension of glenohumeral joint capsule in between SGHL and MGHL. It forms a saddlebag like appearance when distended with fluid from joint by hanging over the subscapularis tendon.

It should be differentiated from fluid in the subcoracoid bursa.

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rID: 44950
Tags: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superior subscapularis recess

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