Representative axial HR-pQCT scans of the humeral head.a) depicts the cross section of a left humeral head of a female patient (74 years) with inferior bone quality within the greater tuberosity (GT). b) depicts a section of the same height of a left humeral head of a male patient (65 years) with normal bone quality within the greater tuberosity (GT). For orientation the bicipital groove is labeled with *, the lesser tuberosity with LT.
Kirchhoff et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:221 doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-221