glenoid cavity

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glenoid cavity

[¦gle‚nȯid ′kav·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
The articular surface on the scapula for articulation with the head of the humerus.
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Bare spot of the glenoid fossa in children: Incidence and MRI features.
We reported the baseplate surface contact with the glenoid fossa only, as we believe it to be more clinically relevant.
Laterial displacement is prevented, as the medial wall of the contralateral glenoid fossa confines the contralateral condyle.
A custom-fitted, commercially pure wrought titanium (CPT) shell conforms to the anatomic contours of the glenoid fossa.
The version is defined as the angular difference in a perpendicular to the scapular axis line and a line along the edges of the glenoid fossa (Fig.
During bone removal, care should be taken to avoid exposing a large area of the glenoid fossa.
In contrast, Eyres and coworkers (4) performed open reduction and internal fixation of a coracoid fracture with glenoid fossa extension and an ipsilateral displaced diaphyseal clavicular fracture.