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Proximal Humerus Anatomy

proximal humerus anterior picture 

Proximal Humerus - Anterior view bony anatomy

  1. Humeral head
  2. Anatomic neck
  3. Lesser tuberosity
  4. Intertrubercular groove
  5. Greater tuberosity
  6. Surgical neck
  7. Humeral shaft

 

 

 proximal humerus anterior muscle picture Proximal humerus - Anterior view muscular attachments
  1. Supraspinatus
  2. Subscapularis
  3. Teres major
  4. Latismus Dorsi
  5. Pectoralis major
proximal humerus lateral picture  Proximal Humerus - Lateral view bony anatomy
  1. Lesser tuberosity
  2. Humeral head
  3. Greater tuberosity
  4. Intertubercular groove
  5. Surgical neck
  6. Humeral shaft
 rotator cuff insertion picture Proximal humerus - Lateral view muscular attachments
  1. Subscapularis
  2. Supraspinatus
  3. Infraspinatus
  4. Teres minor
  5. Pectoralis major
  6. Latismus Dorsi
proximal humerus posterior picture Proximal Humerus - Posterior view bony anatomy
  1. Humeral head
  2. Anatomic neck
  3. Greater tuberosity
  4. Surgical neck
  5. Humeral shaft
 proximal humerus posterior muscle picture Proximal humerus - Posterior view muscular attachments
  1. Supraspinatus
  2. Infraspinatus
  3. Teres minor
  4. Triceps (lateral head)
proximal humerus medial picture Proximal Humerus - Medial view bony anatomy
  1. Humeral head
  2. Lesser tuberosity
  3. Anatomic neck
  4. Humeral shaft
 rotator cuff insertion picture

       
Proximal humerus - Superior view muscular attachments

  1. Humeral head
  2. Subscapularis
  3. Supraspinatus: anatomic footprint of the supraspinatus is 25mm from anterior to posterior and 12mm from medial to lateral. (Ruotolo C, Arthroscopy, 2004;20:246).
  4. Infraspinatus

 

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