Shoulder anatomy (illustrations)

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski
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Various images of shoulder anatomy. 

The nerve and blood supply to the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, rhomboid and levator scapulae muscles is illustrated. Note that the suprascapular artery travels above the superior transverse scapular ligament and the nerve below, at the suprascapular notch. 

Scapulothoracic stabilizing muscles include levator scapulae, rhomboid minor and major. 

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rID: 31456
Published: 10th Oct 2014
Last edited: 15th Sep 2019
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