POSTERIOR SHOULDER

Bones

There are three bones that make up the foundation of the posterior shoulder region of the upper limb: Here are the major parts of of these bones:
Clavicle
  • sternal end
  • acromial end
clavicle
Scapula
  1. spine
  2. acromion
  3. superior border
  4. supraspinous fossa
  5. infraspinous fossa
  6. medial (vertebral) border
  7. lateral (axillary) border
  8. inferior angle
  9. superior angle
  10. glenoid fossa (lateral angle)
  11. coracoid process
  12. superior scapular notch
  13. subscapular fossa
  14. supraglenoid tubercle
  15. infraglenoid tubercle
dorsal scapula ventral scapula
posterior humerus
  1. head
  2. neck
  3. greater tubercle
  4. deltoid tuberosity
posterior shoulder





Muscles of posterior shoulder

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