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|Definition (NCI)||The region of the body between the neck and the upper arm. (NCI)|
|Definition (SNOMEDCT)||The body part defined by the shoulder joint and its surrounding structures|
|Definition (NCI)||The region of the body between the neck and the upper arm.|
|Definition (CSP)||junction of the arm and trunk; also that part of the trunk which is bounded at the back by the scapula.|
|Concepts||Body Location or Region (T029)|
|English||Shoulder, Shoulders, Shoulder, NOS, shoulder, Shoulder region, Structure of shoulder region, Structure of shoulder region, unspecified, SHOULDER, anatomies shoulder, shoulder anatomy, shouldering, anatomy shoulder, shoulders, Shoulder region structure, Shoulder region structure (body structure), Shoulder (Anatomy), Sholder Joint|
|Spanish||estructura de la región de la espalda, hombro, estructura de la región de la espalda (estructura corporal), estructura de la región del hombro (estructura corporal), estructura de la región del hombro, Hombro, Hombros|
|Polish||Okolica naramienna, Bark, Obręcz kończyny górnej|
Ontology: Shoulder Injuries and Disorders (C1456701)
Your shoulder joint is composed of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone). Your shoulders are the most movable joints in your body. They can also be unstable because the ball of the upper arm is larger than the shoulder socket that holds it. To remain in a stable or normal position, the shoulder must be anchored by muscles, tendons and ligaments. Because the shoulder can be unstable, it is the site of many common problems. They include sprains, strains, dislocations, separations, tendinitis, bursitis, torn rotator cuffs, frozen shoulder, fractures and arthritis.
Usually shoulder problems are treated with RICE. This stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Other treatments include exercise, medicines to reduce pain and swelling, and surgery if other treatments don't work.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
|Concepts||Injury or Poisoning (T037)|
|English||Shoulder Injuries and Disorders|