teres minor

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teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally

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No pathology of infraspinatus and teres minor was observed on either USG or MRI giving them the specificity, negative predictive value and accuracy of 100%.
The labrum, long head of the biceps tendon, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor tendons were intact.
Both the 42 mm Grammont and 42 mm Equinoxe[R] rTSA prostheses significantly decreased the mean force required by the infraspinatus, teres minor, total posterior cuff, and pectoralis major muscles and also significantly decreased the mean joint reaction force during scapular abduction with the elbow flexed to 90[degrees] relative to the native joint with a rotator cuff tear (supraspinatus), (Table 1).
The deltoid and rotator cuff muscles (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis) act in a synergistic manner to provide a balanced force couple at the glenohumeral joint.
The suprascapular nerve also supplies the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscle of the rotator cuff, with some branches to teres minor (1,7,8).
The common term "rotator cuff" actually describes four small muscles in the shoulder: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor.
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The primary archery muscles of the shoulders and upper back are the rhomboids, levator scapulae, trapezius, deltoids, latissimus dorsi, and the rotator cuff muscle group, which includes the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor.
The rotator cuff muscles are namely supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis and teres minor.
The computer model included seven muscles that were simulated as three lines from origin to insertion: anterior deltoid, middle deltoid, posterior deltoid, subscapularis, infraspinatus, teres major, and teres minor.
Weakness on the affected side compared with the opposite side may signify infraspinatus or teres minor tendinopathy or tear.
The path lies between the infraspinatus muscle and the teres minor muscle, with the point of entry 1 cm inferior and 2 cm medial to the posterior angle of the acromion.
The supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor are depicted in Diagram 2 from a posterior (rear) view.
Detach of deltoid from scapular spine and retract laterally, deepen approach through interval between infraspinatus and teres minor, original Judet posterior approach involved elevation of belly of infraspinatus which was then reflected laterally to expose whole infraspinatus fossa.