Updated: 10/19/2017

Rhomboid Minor and Major

Topic
Review Topic
0
0
https://upload.orthobullets.com/topic/10004/images/rhomboids.jpg
Origin Minor: nuchal ligament and spinous processes of C7 and T1 vertebrae; Major: spinous processes of T2 - T5 vertebrae
Insertion Medial border of scapula from level of spine to inferior angle
Action Retract scapula and rotate it to depress glenoid cavity; fix scapula to thoracic wall
Innervation Dorsal scapular nerve ( C4 and C5) (C4, C5)
Arterial Supply Dorsal scapular artery

 
 

Please rate topic.

Average 4.3 of 4 Ratings

Thank you for rating! Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine

The complexity of this topic is appropriate for?
How important is this topic for board examinations?
How important is this topic for clinical practice?
Topic COMMENTS (1)
Private Note