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Subacromial Bursa


(see also: 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