superior transverse scapular ligament

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su·pe·ri·or trans·verse scap·u·lar lig·a·ment

[TA]
the strong fibrous band that bridges the scapular notch creating a foramen that gives passage to the suprascapular nerve, whereas the suprascapular vessels pass over the ligament superiorly.
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LR: length of the superior transverse ligament of the right scapula; LL: length of the superior transverse ligament of the left scapula; TRL: thickness of the superior transverse ligament at the right lateral extremity; TRM: thickness of the superior transverse ligament at the right medial extremity; TLL: thickness of the superior transverse ligament at the left lateral extremity; TLM: thickness of the superior transverse ligament at the left medial extremity.

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