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Descriptor English: Rotator Cuff
Descriptor Spanish: Manguito de los Rotadores
Descriptor manguito de los rotadores
Entry term(s) infraespinoso
músculo redondo menor
subescapular
supraespinoso
Scope note: Vaina musculotendinosa formada por los músculos supraespinoso, infraespinoso, subescapular y redondo menor. Todos ellos contribuyen a estabilizar la CABEZA DEL HÚMERO en la CAVIDAD GLENOIDEA de la ESCÁPULA y permiten la rotación de la ARTICULACIÓN DEL HOMBRO sobre su eje longitudinal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Manguito Rotador
Descriptor French: Coiffe des rotateurs
Entry term(s): Cuff, Rotator
Infraspinatus
Rotator Cuffs
Subscapularis
Supraspinatus
Teres Minor
Tree number(s): A02.633.567.912
A02.880.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017006
Scope note: The musculotendinous sheath formed by the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor muscles. These help stabilize the HUMERAL HEAD in the GLENOID CAVITY of the SCAPULA and allow for rotation of the SHOULDER JOINT about its longitudinal axis.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: injuries:Rotator Cuff Injuries
Previous Indexing: Shoulder Joint (1966-1991)
Tendons, Para-Articular (1972-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
Related: Shoulder Impingement Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 29834
Unique ID: D017006
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/30
Revision Date: 2016/01/20
Rotator Cuff - Preferred
Concept UI M0025841
Scope note The musculotendinous sheath formed by the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor muscles. These help stabilize the HUMERAL HEAD in the GLENOID CAVITY of the SCAPULA and allow for rotation of the SHOULDER JOINT about its longitudinal axis.
Preferred term Rotator Cuff
Entry term(s) Cuff, Rotator
Rotator Cuffs
Teres Minor - Narrower
Concept UI M000611436
Preferred term Teres Minor
Subscapularis - Narrower
Concept UI M000611435
Preferred term Subscapularis
Infraspinatus - Narrower
Concept UI M000611434
Preferred term Infraspinatus
Supraspinatus - Narrower
Concept UI M000611433
Preferred term Supraspinatus



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