Quadrangular space

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Quadrangular space
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The scapular and circumflex arteries. (Quadrangular space is visible but not labeled. Posterior humeral circumflex artery is visible entering quadrangular space at center right.)
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Suprascapular and axillary nerves of right side, seen from behind. (Quadrangular space is visible but not labeled. Axillary nerve is visible entering quadrangular space at center right.)
Gray's subject #149 589

The quadrangular space is a location in the arm which is bounded by:

It transmits the axillary nerve and posterior humeral circumflex artery.

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