teres minor muscle


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Related to teres minor muscle: teres major muscle, Subscapularis muscle
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Synonyms for teres minor muscle

teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally

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If an entry point inferior to the teres minor muscle (through the quadrangular space) is used, other potential risks are contact with the axillary nerve and the posterior humeral circumflex artery.
Impact of Fatty Infiltration of the Teres Minor Muscle on the Outcome of Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.
2) The teres minor muscle, elongated in morphology, arises from the middle portion of the lateral scapular border and dense fascia of the infraspinatus to insert on the inferior facet of the greater tuberosity.