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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