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ROTATOR CUFF-SUBSCAPULARIS

Anatomy-Upper Limb

ROTATOR CUFF-SUBSCAPULARIS

1. O: subscapular fossa.
2. I: lesser tuberosity of humerus.
3. NS: upper + lower subscapular n.
4. A: internally rotates + adducts arm.
5. The muscle is separated from the bare area of the lateral angle of the scapula by a subscapular bursa, which communicates laterally with the cavity of the shoulder joint.


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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: National Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases (NIAMS); SVG version by Angelito7 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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