Arteries and Nerves to the Posterior Shoulder Region

  1. transverse cervical
  2. suprascapular
  3. circumflex scapular
  4. dorsal scapular
  5. posterior humeral circumflex
NERVES (green)
  1. spinal accessory (cranial nerve XI)
  2. suprascapular
  3. N/A
  4. dorsal scapular (nerve to rhomboids)
  5. axillary
The origins of the vessels and nerves will be covered later. For now, just remember their names.

Muscles of Posterior Shoulder   Table of Muscles

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