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a.1.(Anat.) Situated under the coracoid process of the scapula; as, the subcoracoid dislocation of the humerus.
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The subscapular and subcoracoid bursae: Descriptive and functional anatomy.
Test Mechanism Sensitivity Specificity (%) (%) Wright's test Compression of the 90 29 (hyperabduction neuro-vascular maneuver) structures in the subcoracoid region.
Anatomic evaluation of the subcoracoid pectoralis major transfer in human cadavers.
Assessment of subacromial and subcoracoid impingement.
The diagnosis of bilateral shoulder dislocation with brachial plexus injury was made on clinical examination and the finding on a plain radiograph that both humeral heads were in a subcoracoid position (Fig.
TOS is one such general term used for problems stemming from nerve or blood vessel compression in their passage from the cervical area toward the axilla and proximal arm either at the interscalene triangle, the costoclavicular triangle, or the subcoracoid space.
Quantitative criteria: (i) a coracohumeral ligament thickness of 4 mm or more, (ii) thickness of capsule at the rotator cuff interval of 7 mm or more; qualitative criteria: (i) an abnormal coracohumeral ligament, (ii) obliteration of the subcoracoid fat triangle, and (iii) synovitis-like abnormality at superior border of subscapularis tendon.
Medial rotation assessed in 90 degrees of flexion, the Hawkins' impingement test (Hawkins and Bokor 1990), compresses both the subacromial and subcoracoid spaces.
Humeral heads were palpable anteriorly in the subcoracoid location.
Subcoracoid dislocation of the lateral end of the clavicle.
3) The second site is behind the clavicle in the costoclavicular space, while the third site is at the subcoracoid space in the angle between the pectoralis minor tendon and where it attaches to the coracoid process.