Coracoid process

Last revised by Dr Patrick J Rock on 02 Dec 2021

The coracoid process is an anteriorly projecting hook-like process on the superolateral edge of the scapula that projects anterolaterally.

Coracoid is Greek for 'crow or raven' as it resembles a crow's beak.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: normal AP appearance
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  • Figure 2: normal lateral appearance
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  • Case 1: coracoid process fracture
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