Glenohumeral Joint

  • Paul Harwood
  • Peter V. Giannoudis


Diagnosis of gout as well as inflammatory and septic shoulder arthritis. Treatment of inflammatory and degenerative arthritis and adhesive capsulitis. The shoulder is a large volume synovial joint and the most mobile in the body. The joint itself lies relatively deep beneath the deltoid, rotator cuff muscles and the capsule.


Humeral Head Septic Arthritis Neurovascular Bundle Glenohumeral Joint Coracoid Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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