Structures

  • Sternoclavicular joint
  • Interclavicular ligament
  • Anterior sternoclavicular ligament
  • Posterior sternoclavicular ligament
  • Costoclavicular ligament

NameOriginInsertionFunction
Interclavicular ligament- Creates arch between medial ends of
superior clavicle
- As origin describes- Stabilise the sternoclavicualr joint
Anterior sternoclavicular ligament- Anteromedial clavicle- Anterior part of manubrium of sternum- Stabilises the sternoclavicular joint
Posterior sternoclavicular ligament- Posteromedial clavicle- Posterior part of manubrium of sternum- Stabilises the sternoclavicular joint
Costoclavicular ligament- Tiangular ligament sheet
- Binds 1st rib to clavicle
- Arises from sternal end of 1sr rib
- Inferomedial clavicle- Stabilises the sternoclavicular joint