anatomic neck of the humerus

anatomic neck of the humerus

Etymology: Gk, ana, up, temnein, to cut; AS, hnecca; L, humerus, shoulder
the portion of the humerus where there is a slight constriction adjoining the head.
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Specially designed low profile spiked Hohmann retractors with an angle are inserted anteriorly deep to the subscapularis tendon and posteriorly along the anatomic neck of the humerus deep to the posterior rotator cuff insertion (Fig.
Caption: Figure 6 Subscapularis is flipped over the humeral head clearly demonstrating the anatomic neck of the humerus while the head is dislocated inferiorly.
Specially designed spiked and angled Hohman retractors are inserted anteriorly deep to the subscapularis tendon and posteriorly along the anatomic neck of the humerus deep to the posterior rotator cuff insertion (Fig.