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Anatomy-Upper Limb

OSTEOLOGY-CLAVICLE

Medial 2/3 is rounded + lateral 1/3 is flat in cross-section; lower surface:
1. Oval pit - lateral to the (sternoclavicular) articular surface, for attachment of the costoclavicular ligament.
2. Groove for the subclavius - lateral to the oval pit.
3. Conoid tubercle - near the flat posterior border the clavicle, for attachement of the conoid ligament.
4. Trapezoid ridge - extends obliquely from the conoid tubercle to the (acromioclavicular) articular facet of the clavicle, for the trapezoid ligament.
5. Fracture of the clavicle is commonly b/w the costoclavicular + coracoclavicular ligaments.

INFERIOR SURFACE

SUPERIOR SURFACE


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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