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Glenohumeral Joint

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Description


Function

  • Geometry provides functional benefit by allowing for a broad arc of motion
  • However, only 25% of the humeral head is in contact with the glenoid at any point in the arc of motion[1]
  • Compromise is potential instability

Vascular Supply


Nerve


Clinical Significance


See Also


References


  1. Campbell WC, Canale ST, Beaty JH. Campbell’s operative orthopaedics. 11th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby/Elsevier; 2008
Created by:
John Kiel on 24 March 2020 13:41:14
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27 March 2020 13:47:49
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