acromial process


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Noun1.acromial process - the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder bladeacromial process - the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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The standard of care, at minimum, required that the aforementioned factors be considered before administering the injection at a 90-degree angle approximately two inches below the acromial process into the deltoid muscle at a depth so as to not come in contact with the major brachial plexus nerves in the upper arm of the patient.
The articulation of the distal end of the clavicle with the acromial process of the scapula forms the acromioclavicular (AC) joint (Fig.
Although the displacement of the AC joint appears to be secondary to superior migration of the clavicle, in fact, the downward sag of the upper extremity including the scapula and acromial process is responsible for this finding.