anatomical neck

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  • One type of fracture is through the anatomical neck of the scapula (see figure below).
  • It is much more frequently fractured than the anatomical neck of the humerus.
  • The anatomical neck of the humerus is obliquely directed, forming an obtuse angle with the body of the humerus.
  • The anatomical neck (collum anatomicum) is obliquely directed, forming an obtuse angle with the body.
  • Proximal humerus fractures may occur at the surgical neck of the humerus and anatomical neck of humerus greater and lesser tubercles.
  • The greater tubercle (tuberculum majus; greater tuberosity) is situated lateral to the head and lesser tubercle, and just lateral to the anatomical neck.
  • The circumference of its articular surface is slightly constricted and is termed the anatomical neck, in contradistinction to a constriction below the tubercles called the surgical neck which is frequently the seat of fracture.
  • The anatomical neck of the humerus is an indentation distal to the head of the humerus on which the articular capsule attaches.
  • It completely encircles the joint, being attached, above, to the circumference of the glenoid cavity beyond the glenoidal labrum; below, to the anatomical neck of the humerus, approaching nearer to the articular cartilage above than in the rest of its extent.