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    Ossification of the transverse scapular ligament

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    The transverse scapular ligament ossifies in some individuals. When the ligament is ossified, the scapular notch is effectively converted into a foramen. The course of what structure could be affected by the ossification of this ligament? What muscles may in turn be affected?

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    Typically, the suprascapular nerve travels beneath the transverse scapular ligament and the suprascapular artery travels superior to the ligament. Variations are common, but this is the ...

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    This solution, which consists of over 100 words, briefly discusses the structure that may be altered due to ossification of the transverse scapular ligament.

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