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ROTATOR CUFF-SUPRASPINATUS

Anatomy-Upper Limb

ROTATOR CUFF-SUPRASPINATUS

1. O: supraspinous fossa of scapula + deep fascia.
2. I: superior facet of greater tuberosity of humerus.
3. NS: suprascapular n.
4. A: Abducts shoulder (first 30 degrees).
5. A bursa separates it from the lateral 1/4 of the supraspinous fossa.


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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: Jmarchn [ CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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