suprascapular foramen

suprascapular foramen

the route through which structures pass between the base of the neck and the posterior scapular region. It is formed by the suprascapular notch of the scapula and the superior transverse scapular ligament.
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The incision was made just above the spine of scapula and suprascapular foramen was identified after careful dissection, preserving the vessel in the suprascapular fossa.
4 The anatomi-cal knowledge of suprascapular foramen is of extreme importance for clinicians; it can be a risk factor during surgical explorations involving a suprascapular nerve decompression.
Each bone was closely observed for the presence of suprascapular foramen.
It was found that four out of two hundred and four scapulae showed presence of suprascapular foramen (ossified superior transverse scapular ligament).
The upper border of the blade was nearly horizontal and continued with ossified superior transverse scapular ligament over suprascapular notch, converting it into suprascapular foramen and joined with the medial aspect of coracoid process (Fig 2).
Wang HJ [28] explained a scapula with double suprascapular foramen in Chinese population.
5) and 4 scapulae had complete ossification of superior transverse scapular ligament forming suprascapular foramen (Fig.
75% scapulae showed suprascapular foramen due to complete ossification of transverse scapular ligament.
In the present study, coexistence of suprascapular foramen and suprascapular notch was not observed.
This notch is converted into a foramen called suprascapular foramen by transverse scapular ligament (suprascapular ligament).
was observed in two dry left scapulae showing the presence of suprascapular foramen in dry scapula.
3) In another study, suprascapular foramen was present in 25 right and in 12 left sided scapulae i.