SUPRASCAPULAR LIGAMENT (superior transverse scapular ligament)


PROXIMAL ATTACHMENT: Base of the coracoid process of scapula.


DISTAL ATTACHMENT: Medial side of scapular notch.


FUNCTION: Strengthens the superior aspect of scapula and forms a tunnel

(suprascapular foramen for the transmission of suprascapular nerve- the

suprascapular vessels pass above it), by converting the suprascapular

notch to foramen.

JOINT: Scapula articulations.








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