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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Scapula


- See:
     - Clavicle
     - Neoplastic Diff dx
     - Sprengel's Deformity
     - Scapular Fractures

- Anatomy:
     - scapula serves primarily for muscle attachments and is w/o any bony connection to the thorax.
            - provides origin & mech leverage for deltoid muscle, which prime mover of the shoulder;
     - two palpable bony landmarks:
           - acromion and the coracoid process.
     -  joints include: glenohumeral & AC joints;
           - it also forms the lateral component of the  AC joint;
           - acromion together w/ coracoacromial lig & Coracoid process forms coracoarcromial arch thru which, pass the rotator cuff & subacromial bursa



Arthroscopic acromioplasty. Technique and results.

Treatment of painful scapulothoracic crepitus by resection of the superomedial angle of the scapula. A report of three cases.

Scapular allografts. A report of two cases.

Traumatic lateral displacement of the scapula: a radiographic sign of neurovascular disruption.

Traumatic winging of the scapula.



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

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, January 3, 2013 2:28 pm

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