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SHOULDER JOINT-LIGAMENTS

Anatomy-Upper Limb

SHOULDER JOINT-LIGAMENTS

1. Capsular ligaments - superior gleno-humeral (lies supeior), middle gleno-humeral (lies anterior), inferior gleno-humeral (capacious, has anterior + posterior bands).
2. Transverse humeral ligament - extends across the bicipital groove to stabilize the LONG HEAD OF THE BICEPS TENDON.
3. Coracohumeral ligament - stabilizes the intra-articular portion of the biceps tendon.
4. Coracoacromial ligament - involved in the supraspinatus arch.
5. Coracoclavicular ligaments - conoid + trapezoid ligaments.


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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: Henry Vandyke Carter [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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