Musculotendineous cuff

musculotendineous-cuff

Definition: This is a fibrous sheath formed by four flattened tendons.They are:

1)      Subscapularis.

2)      Supraspinatus.

3)      Infraspinatus.

4)      Teres minor.

These muscles arises from the scapula and inserted into the lesser & greater tubercle of humerus.

Function: The cuff gives strength to the capsule of shoulder joint all around except inferiorly.

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