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QUADRANGULAR SPACE

Anatomy-Upper Limb

QUADRANGULAR SPACE

1. Lies b/w the subscapularis + teres major in the posterior wall of the axilla.
2. Bounded laterally by the humerus.
3. Bounded medially by the long head of the triceps.
4. Transmits the axillary nerve + posterior circumflex humeral vessels below.


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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: Case courtesy of Dr Craig Hacking, Radiopaedia.org . From the case rID: 67240 [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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