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the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs.
- bones of upper & lower extremities
- shoulder & hip girdles
either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings, held in place by muclse only slide 2
plane joint that lies between the sternal end of each clavicle and the manubrium of the sternum
the articulation point of the humerus and the scapula; aka shoulder joint, ball in socket joint
a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move
involves the compression of nerves and blood vessels due to swelling within the enclosed space created by the fascia that separates groups of muscles. Causes ischemia leading to necrosis.
crosses the scapular body before ending at the medial border; divides the convex dorsal surface of the body of the scapula into two regions
a protruding projection on the anterior surface just inferior to the lateral aspect of the clavicle
A rotator cuff muscle, originates on subscapular fossa of scapula and inserts on the humerus
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