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Infraspinous fascia
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Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the Triceps brachii. (Fascia not labeled, but Infraspinatous visible near center.)
Latin fascia infraspinata
Gray's subject #123 441

The infraspinatous fascia is a dense fibrous membrane, covering the Infraspinatous muscle and fixed to the circumference of the infraspinatous fossa; it affords attachment, by its deep surface, to some fibers of that muscle.

It is intimately attached to the deltoid fascia along the over-lapping border of the Deltoideus.

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained within it may be outdated.

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