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The subcoracoid bursa is a synovial bursa located in the shoulder.It is located anterior to the subscapularis muscle and inferior to the coracoid process. Its function is to reduce friction between the coracobrachialis subscapularis and short head of the biceps tendons thus facilitating internal and external rotation of the shoulder. The subcoracoid bursa does not communicate with the glenohumeral joint under normal circumstances but may communicate with the subacromial bursa.


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