|The scapular and circumflex arteries. (Quadrangular space is visible but not labeled. Posterior humeral circumflex artery is visible entering quadrangular space at center right.)|
|Suprascapular and axillary nerves of right side, seen from behind. (Quadrangular space is visible but not labeled. Axillary nerve is visible entering quadrangular space at center right.)|
|Gray's||subject #149 589|
The quadrangular space is a location in the arm which is bounded by:
- above/superior: the Subscapularis and Teres minor (inferior border)
- below/inferior: the Teres major (superior border)
- medially: the long head of the Triceps brachii
- laterally: the surgical neck of the humerus
Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the Triceps brachii.
- 141230158 at GPnotebook
- SUNY Labs 03:04-0101 - "Scapular Region: Quadrangular Space of Scapular Region"
- Duke Orthopedics quadrangular_space
- Photo at umich.edu
- Diagram at wustl.edu
- Photo at tufts.edu
- Photo at ithaca.edu
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General anatomy of upper limbs
|Arm||Axilla • Axillary sheath • axillary folds (Anterior, Posterior) fascia (Axillary, Brachial) - intermuscular septa (Lateral, Medial)|
|Forearm||Cubital fossa (Bicipital aponeurosis) • Cubital tunnel • common tendons (Extensor, Flexor) • Interosseous membrane of the forearm fascia (Antebrachial fascia)|
|Hand||posterior: Extensor retinaculum • Extensor expansion • Vincula tendina • Anatomical snuff box Finger|
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