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Subscapularis muscle

The subscapularis muscle is one of the four muscles that make up the rotator cuff, the others being: supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor.


Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 5141
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Subscapularis tendon
  • Subscapularis muscle

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: muscles of anterolateral chest wall and shoulder
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