*Shoulder girdle

While this slightly closes the angle between the clavicle and the scapula, it also widens the shoulder. The scapula can be ... scapula, and coracoid. Some mammalian species (such as the dog and the horse) have only the scapula. The pectoral girdles are ... When the scapula is moved medially it lies in a frontal plane with the glenoid cavity facing directly laterally. At this ... When the scapula is moved laterally it lies in a sagittal plane with the glenoid cavity facing anteriorly. At this position, ...

*Clavicle fracture

The lateral end connects at the acromion of the scapula which is referred to as the acromioclavicular joint. The clavicle forms ... then forming a posterior curve to the acromion of the scapula. The basic method to check for a clavicle fracture is by an X-ray ...

*Brachial plexus

This nerve innervates the serratus anterior, which draws the scapula laterally and is the prime mover in all forward-reaching ... The dorsal scapular nerve comes from the superior trunk and innervates the rhomboid muscles which retract the scapula. The ... "the compression of the fixed brachial plexus between the shoulder pad and the superior medial scapula when the pad is pushed ... long thoracic nerve palsy leading to winging of scapula and elevation of ipsilateral diaphragm due to phrenic nerve palsy. ...

*Scapula

The name scapula might be related that due to existence of the spine of the scapula a concavity exist in the scapula. Otherwise ... In anatomy, the scapula (plural scapulae or scapulas; also known as shoulder blade or wing bone) is the bone that connects the ... In classical Latin scapula is only used in its plural scapulae. Although some sources mention that scapulae is used to refer ... The lateral angle of the scapula or glenoid angle also known as the head of the scapula is the thickest part of the scapula. It ...

*Omohyoid muscle

The omohyoid muscle is proximally attached to the scapula and distally attached to the hyoid bone. The omohyoid is innervated ... It arises from the upper border of the scapula, and occasionally from the superior transverse scapular ligament which crosses ... the scapular notch, its extent of attachment to the scapula varying from a few millimetres to 2.5 cm. This muscle has two ...

*Upper extremity of humerus

It is directed upward, medialward, and a little backward, and articulates with the glenoid cavity of the scapula to form the ...

*Winged scapula

A winged scapula (scapula alata) is a skeletal medical condition in which the shoulder blade, or shoulder bone, protrudes from ... A winged scapula is considered normal posture in young children, but not older children and adults. The severity and appearance ... If this occurs, the scapula may slip away from the rib cage, giving it the wing-like appearance on the upper back. This ... The serratus anterior muscle attaches to the medial anterior aspect of the scapula (i.e. it attaches on the side closest to the ...

*Snapping scapula syndrome

The most common surgery for snapping scapula requires the surgeon to "take out a small piece of the upper corner of the scapula ... One source of snapping scapula is when the muscles underneath the scapula (the subscapularis muscle) atrophies. This causes the ... "Snapping Scapula Syndrome." Prolotherapy Information . N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Dec 2011. Kuhne, M, N Boniquit, N Ghodadra, AA Romeo, ... "The snapping scapula: diagnosis and treatment." PubMed. National Center for Biotechnology Information, 25 Nov 2009. Web. 5 Dec ...

*Spine of scapula

Posterior surface of scapula. Root of spine is not labeled. But visible at center right. Left scapula. Posterior view. Root of ... Left scapula seen from behind (spine shown in red). Position of spine (shown in red). Animation. Left scapula seen from behind ... Left scapula. lateral view (spine labeled at upper right). Left scapula. Lateral view (spine shown in red) Surface anatomy of ... The root of the spine of the scapula is the most medial part of the scapular spine. The root of the spine is on a level with ...

*Publius Ostorius Scapula

... was probably the son of Quintus Ostorius Scapula, the first joint commander of the Praetorian Guard ... Publius Ostorius Scapula (died 52) was a Roman statesman and general who governed Britain from 47 until his death, and was ... His son, Marcus Ostorius Scapula, won the corona civica for saving a Roman citizen's life during the fighting. The Iceni ... 41-44 Publius Ostorius Scapula at Roman-Britain.org. ...

*Clavicular facet of scapula

... is small oval facet on the medial border of the acromion for articulation with the acromial facet ... Left scapula. Animation. Clavicular facet shown in red. Medial top view. Clavicular facet shown in red. Posterior view. ...

*Oblique ridges of scapula

The costal or ventral surface of the scapula presents a broad concavity, the subscapular fossa. The medial two-thirds of the ... Costal surface of left scapula. Oblique ridges are visible at the center. Subscapularis muscle (shown in red). Subscapular ...

*Inferior transverse ligament of scapula

The inferior transverse ligament (spinoglenoid ligament) is a weak membranous band, situated behind the neck of the scapula and ...

*Deltoid tubercle of spine of scapula

... is prominence of the spine of scapula. The spine, at lateral to the root of the spine, ... Medial view of left scapula. Deltoid tubercle shown in red. Posterior surface of scapula. Deltoid tubercle is not labeled. But ... Acromion Spine of scapula R.M.H. McMinn "Lasts Anatomy Regional and Applied" Elsevier Australia, 2003. p.129 ISBN 9780729537520 ... Left scapula. Animation. Deltoid tubercle is shown in red. Position of deltoid tubercle (shown in red.) Animation. ...

*Levator scapulae muscle

The fibers concerned with the cranial displacement of the scapula became the levator scapulae. Position of levator scapulae ... As the Latin name suggests, its main function is to lift the scapula. The levator scapulae originates from the posterior ... When the spine is fixed, levator scapulae elevates the scapula and rotates its inferior angle medially. It often works in ... The levator scapulae is supplied by two or three branches of the fourth and fifth cervical nerves, and frequently by a branch ...

*DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Peripheral Nervous System: Nerve Compression Syndromes: Winged...

Winging of the Scapula Personal site by Brigid Murray. Includes details of the condition and invites other people to make ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Peripheral Nervous System Nerve Compression Syndromes Winged Scapula 2 ... Case history and analysis of medical details of child with congenital elevated scapulae. ...

*Trapezius muscle

Its main function is to stabilize and move the scapula. The upper and lower fibres tend to rotate the scapula around the ... which retracts the scapula; and a lower (ascending) part which medially rotates and depresses the scapula. The trapezius muscle ... When the scapulae are stable a co-contraction of both sides can extend the neck. The upper portion of the trapezius can be ... It moves the scapula and supports the arm. The trapezius has three functional parts: an upper (descending) part which supports ...

*Supraglenoid tubercle

Position of supraglenoid tubercle (shown in red). Left scapula. Still image. Left scapula, lateral view. Position of ... The supraglenoid tubercle is a region of the scapula from which the long head of the biceps brachii muscle originates. It is a ...

*Suprascapular notch

Left scapula. Dorsal surface. (Sup. notch visible at top center.) Costal surface of left scapula. Suprascapular notch labeled ... The suprascapular notch (or scapular notch) is a notch in the superior border of the scapula, just medial to the base of the ... Left scapula. Suprascapular notch shown in red. Animation. Suprascapular notch shown in red. ...

*Coracoid process

Left scapula. Coracoid process shown in red. Animation. Coracoid process shown in red. Left scapula. Lateral view. Coracoid ... The coracoid process is a thick curved process attached by a broad base to the upper part of the neck of the scapula; it runs ... This reflect, according to one interpretation, a scapula positioned high on a funnel-shaped thorax and a clavicle positioned ... Gallino, Mario; Santamaria, Eliana; Tiziana, Doro (1998). "Anthropometry of the scapula: Clinical and surgical considerations ...

*Axillary space

Krishna, Garg (2010). "7 - Scapula". BD Chaurasia's Human Anatomy (Regional and Applied Dissection and Clinical) Volume 1 - ...

*Great scapular notch

Left scapula. Great scapular notch shown in red. Animation. Great scapular notch shown in red. This article incorporates text ...

*Infraglenoid tubercle

Left scapula. Infraglenoid tubercle shown in red. Animation. Infraglenoid tubercle shown in red. Lateral view of left scapula. ... Anterior surface of left scapula. Infraglenoid tubercle is "11" Anterior surface of left scapula. Infraglenoid tubercle shown ... The infraglenoid tubercle is a tubercle located on the lateral part of the scapula, inferior to (below) the glenoid cavity. The ... The infraglenoid tubercle is the part of the scapula from which the long head of the triceps brachii originates. ...

*Acromial angle

Left scapula. Animation. Acromial angle is shown in red. Position of acromial angle (shown in red). Animation. Left scapula. ... Medial view of left scapula. Acromional angle shown in red. Acromion Spine of scapula "acromial angle." The American Heritage, ... Acromial angle is prominent bony point at the junction of the lateral border of acromion and the spine of scapula. ...

*Glenoid tubercles

Left scapula. Infraglenoid tubercle shown in red. Lateral view of left scapula. Infraglenoid tubercle shown in red. Animation. ... Position of supraglenoid tubercle (shown in red). Left scapula. Still image. Left scapula, lateral view. Position of ... The glenoid tubercles are two small bony eminences (or tubercles) located above and below the glenoid cavity on the scapula. ... The infraglenoid tubercle is located on the lateral part of the scapula, inferior to (below) the glenoid cavity. The name ...