humeral head

hu·mer·al head

[TA]
the name applied to the heads of forearm muscles that attach to the humerus. Terminologia Anatomica lists humeral heads (caput humerale ...) of the following: 1) flexor carpli ulnaris [TA] (... musculi flexoris carpi ulnaris [TA]); 2) pronator teres [TA] (... musculi pronatoris teretis [TA]); and 3) extensor carpi ulnaris [TA] (...musculi extensoris carpi ulnaris [TA]).
Synonym(s): caput humerale [TA]
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According to the company, the Sidus Stem-Free Shoulder system is a total shoulder arthroplasty solution for patients with good bone stock that have either osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthrosis, focal avascular necrosis of the humeral head or who had previous surgeries of the shoulder that do not compromise the fixation.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Sidus Stem-Free Shoulder system as a total shoulder arthroplasty solution for patients with good bone stock that have either osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthrosis, focal avascular necrosis of the humeral head or who had previous surgeries of the shoulder that do not compromise the fixation.
The fracture was angulated with caudal rotation of the humeral head.
Humeral head replacement for severely displaced fractures of the proximal humerus was introduced in the 1950s.
Intramedullary nailing of humeral head and humeral shaft fractures.
Chronic painful secondary arthritis develops from progressive flattening and collapse of the femoral head (Figure 1, 3), The prevalence of humeral head osteonecrosis on radiographs was 28 percent in one population of patients; in another study, 48 percent of adults with SCD-SS were found to have radiographic abnormalities suggestive of healed and remodeled osteonecrotic lesions.
A number of factors play a role in the decision making process for treatment, including patient age, bone quality, fracture displacement, and the potential residual blood supply to the humeral head.
4) In this article, we present a case of monostotic FD in humeral head which is a rare cause of shoulder pain and review the current literature.
With the greater tuberosity pressing against the acromion, the humeral head is forced anteriorly out of the glenohumeral joint (1, 2).
We keep the probe vertical in orientation with respect to the surface of the humeral head and include the acromion and greater tuberosity in the field of view.