Suprascapular Neurolysis-Arthroscopic
by Benjamin J Allen, Scott P Steinmann

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The suprascapular nerve is derived from the upper trunk of the brachial plexus (C5 and C6). It innervates the supraspinatus and infraspinatus, and supplies sensory fibers to the coracohumeral and coracoacromial ligaments, subacromial bursa, and acromioclavicular and glenohumeral joints. Compression or entrapment of the nerve within the suprascapular notch results in atrophy and weakness of both the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles. Patients may also complain of posterior, superior pain ab

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