Osteology of the Humerus

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After completion of this video session, it is expected that you will be able to: Identify and describe bony features of the humerus including Proximal end: head, anatomical neck, greater tubercle, lesser tubercle, and surgical neck Shaft: deltoid tuberosity and spiral groove Distal end: medial and lateral supracondylar ridges, medial and lateral epicondyles, trochlea, capitulum, coronoid fossa, radial fossa, and olecranon fossa Identify the location of nerves which lie in close contact with the humerus Identify the location of muscle attachments of the humerus Identify the line of attachment of the capsules of both the shoulder and elbow joint Define the carrying angle and explain the anatomical feature behind its presence and outline its functional significance. Identify the location of the nutrient foramen and explain the reason behind its orientation Presented and edited by Dr. Akram Jaffar, Ph.D.

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