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major ligaments nwcc

upper extremity

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acromion -> distal clavicle acromioclavicular ligament
sometimes absent in the acromial clavicular joint articular disc
coracoid process -> distal clavicle coracoclavicular ligament
3 features of the acromioclavicular joint acromioclavicular ligament articular disc coracoclavicular ligament
coracoid process-> acromion coracoacromial ligament
ligament over the scapular notch superior transcerse scapular ligament
2 ligaments of the scapula coracoacromial ligament superior transcerse scapular ligament
superiorly and anteriorly reinforces articular capsule of the shoulder joint coracohumeral ligament
attaches to lesser and greater tubercles, crosses over bicipital goove, helps hold tendon of long head of biceps brachii in intertubercular groove transverse humeral ligament
2 ligaments of the shoulder joint coracohumeral ligament transverse humeral ligament
attachments to medial epicondyle and proximal ulna, medially reinforces articular capsule of the elbow joint ulnar collateral ligament
attachments to lateral epicondyle and proximal radius, laterally reinforces articular capsule of the elbow radial collateral ligament
2 ligaments of the elbow joint ulnar collateral ligament radial collateral ligament
attached to ulna, loops around head of radius: holds radial head in radial notch of ulna annular ligament
between radius and ulna interosseous membrane
2 features of the radioulnar joint annular ligament interosseous membrane
strengthens capsule on palmar aspect of radiocarpal joint (2 ligaments) palmar radiocarpal ligament palmar ulnocarpal ligaments
strengthens dorsal aspect of radiocarpal joint dorsal radiocarpal ligament
medial reinforcement of the wrist ulnar collateral ligament
lateral reinforcement of the wrist radial collateral ligament
distal end of ulna articular disc
6 ligaments of the wrist palmar radiocarpal ligament palmar ulnocarpal ligaments dorsal radiocarpal ligament ulnar collateral ligament radial collateral ligament articular disc
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