Supraspinous Fascia

The supraspinatous fascia completes the osseofibrous case in which the supraspinatus muscle is contained; it affords attachment, by its deep surface, to some of the fibers of the muscle.

It is thick medially, but thinner laterally under the coracoacromial ligament.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

List of muscles of upper limbs (TA A04.6, GA 4.432)

deltoid · rotator cuff (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, subscapularis) · teres major

fascia: deltoid fascia · supraspinous fascia · infraspinous fascia
anterior coracobrachialis · biceps brachii · brachialis
posterior triceps brachii · anconeus · articularis cubiti
fascia axillary sheath · axillary fascia · brachial fascia · intermuscular septa (lateral, medial)
other spaces (quadrangular space, triangular space, triangular interval)

superficial: pronator teres · palmaris longus · flexor carpi radialis · flexor carpi ulnaris · flexor digitorum superficialis

deep: pronator quadratus · flexor digitorum profundus · flexor pollicis longus

superficial: mobile wad (brachioradialis, extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis) · extensor digitorum · extensor digiti minimi · extensor carpi ulnaris

deep: supinator · anatomical snuff box (abductor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis brevis, extensor pollicis longus) · extensor indicis
fascia bicipital aponeurosis · common tendons (extensor, flexor) · antebrachial fascia
other cubital tunnel
lateral volar thenar (opponens pollicis, flexor pollicis brevis, abductor pollicis brevis) · adductor pollicis
medial volar hypothenar (opponens digiti minimi, flexor digiti minimi brevis, abductor digiti minimi) · palmaris brevis
intermediate lumbrical · interossei (dorsal, palmar)

posterior: extensor retinaculum · extensor expansion

anterior: flexor retinaculum · palmar aponeurosis


anat (h/n, u, t/d, a/p, l)/phys/devp/hist

noco (m, s, c)/cong (d)/tumr, sysi/epon, injr

proc, drug (M1A/3)