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Rotator Cuff

"Rotator Cuff" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
The musculotendinous sheath formed by the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor muscles. These help stabilize the head of the HUMERUS in the glenoid fossa and allow for rotation of the SHOULDER JOINT about its longitudinal axis.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Rotator Cuff" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Rotator Cuff" was a major or minor topic of these publication.