coracohumeral ligament


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cor·a·co·hu·mer·al lig·a·ment

[TA]
the ligament that passes from the base of the coracoid process to the greater tubercle of the humerus.
Synonym(s): ligamentum coracohumerale [TA]

coracohumeral ligament

The broad ligament connecting the coracoid process of the scapula to the greater tubercle of the humerus.
See also: ligament
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Quantitative criteria: (i) a coracohumeral ligament thickness of 4 mm or more, (ii) thickness of capsule at the rotator cuff interval of 7 mm or more; qualitative criteria: (i) an abnormal coracohumeral ligament, (ii) obliteration of the subcoracoid fat triangle, and (iii) synovitis-like abnormality at superior border of subscapularis tendon.
Recalcitrant chronic adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: role of contracture of the coracohumeral ligament and rotator interval in pathogenesis and treatment.
The anatomy and potential effects of contracture of the coracohumeral ligament.