GLENOHUMERAL JOINT

 

Joint animation

DESCRIPTION: This is the shoulder joint proper which provides  a synovial joint cavity between the glenoid cavity of the scapula and the head of humerus. The glenoid cavity is covered by a rim of fibrocartilaginous tissue labrum glenoidale.

LIGAMENTS: Its articular capsule has thickenings from rotator cuff tendons such as the subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor which are attached to it. It also has the following ligaments which help to strengthen the entire capsule.

NERVE SUPPLY: From the posterior cord of brachial plexus mainly-

BLOOD SUPPLY: Anastomosis around the shoulder joint

MOVEMENTS:

 

Expose glenohumeral joint

EXPOSURE OF GLENOHUMERAL JOINT WITH LOCATOR: Layer 1 Layer of skin of pectoral region. Layer 2 Layer of superficial fascia of pectoral region. Layer 3 Layer of pectoral (deep) fascia. Layer 4 Layer of superficial layer of muscles. Layer 5 Layer of intermediate layer of muscles. Layer 6 Layer of deep layer of muscles. Layer 7 Layer of layer of joints of pectoral region. Glenohumeral joint is located at Layer 6. Roll over mouse to label, click to display. Click end page to display exposed glenohumeral joint.

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Neutral

Flexion

Extension

Abduction

Adduction

Skin

Interior

Bones

 

 

 

 
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Glenohumeral joint 3D model

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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