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Posterior Sternoclavicular Ligament (Right)
Connective Tissue

Posterior Sternoclavicular Ligament (Right)

Ligamentum sternoclaviculare posterius

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Structure

The posterior sternoclavicular ligament is a weak fibrous band that attaches the posterior aspects of the sternal end of the clavicle to the posterior aspect of the manubrium.

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Function

The posterior sternoclavicular ligament acts to stabilize the sternoclavicular joint.

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