glenoid cavity

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Synonyms for glenoid cavity

the concavity in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint

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This modification shows the relationship of the humeral head to the glenoid fossa without overlying structures obscuring the joint.
These latter muscles position the bony glenoid in concert with the humeral head to insure that the bony articulations and muscle actions of the shoulder girdle are optimized to provide stability to the glenohumeral joint.
Finite Element (FE) models of glenoid component were mostly based on assumptions that the material properties of the glenoid were similar to those of the tibial plateau [1,2].
Temporomandibular joint is located anterior to external auditory canal and has two articulating components: mandibular condyle and glenoid fossa which is limited by petrotympanic fissure.
They enter the axilla deep to the pectoralis minor muscle and run 5-20 mm medial to the anterior glenoid rim of the glenohumeral joint and therefore are susceptible during shoulder injury [1].
For the aTSA patients, radiographic follow-up was available for 383 patients (73%); 113 patients had a radiolucency around at least one glenoid peg (29.
The MRA examination revealed an isolated posterosuperior glenoid labral tear associated with a paralabral cyst without injury to the tendon of the long head of the biceps.
In March, the company's Arrow Long Keel Shoulder Glenoid Base was cleared for use in the US
The rotator cuff is important in centring the humeral head in the glenoid cavity and superior translation of humeral head occurs if their function is compromised.
Various disorders or pathology may contribute towards this pain, such as subacromial impingement syndrome, rotator cuff pathology and/or lesions of the glenoid labrum (Feleus et al 2008).
Its proprietary Trabecular Metal Technology is designed to provide optimal porosity and a friction fit for the implant into the glenoid bone, while supporting biologic ingrowth.
A total of eleven patients of recurrent dislocation of jaw were managed by autogenous injection of blood into glenoid fossa with temporary intermaxillary fixation for 15 days.
Over time, the cartilage that allows for smooth movement of the upper arm bone (humerus) against the glenoid socket of the shoulder wears away, leaving bone to rub against bone and producing pain.