The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

Winging Scapula

- Discussion:
   - injuriy to long thoracic nerve (serratus anterior) leads to medial winging;
   - injury to the spinal accessory (trapezius) leads to lateral winging;

- diff dx:
        - brachial plexus injury /preganglionic injury
        - serratus anterior / long thoracic nerve
        - trapezius
        - fascioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
        - parsonage turner

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD on Sunday, August 29, 2010 9:00 pm