Subacromial Bursa



- Discussion:
    - see: subacromial bursectomy
    - subacromial bursa is large synovial membrane which is adherent to undersurface of coracoacromial ligament, acromion, & delltoid laterally, an is adherent to rotator cuff & greater tuberosity;
     - it envelops proximal humerus, & facilitates gliding of proxiaml humerus under coracoacromial arch



Synovial osteochondromatosis in the subacromial bursa.

Subacromial/subdeltoid bursa abscesses. An overlooked diagnosis.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, January 3, 2013 3:38 pm