Large omovertebral bone - sprengel shoulder

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Left shoulder deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Left shoulder X-ray

A large osseous bar connects the elevated scapula to cervical spine.

Case Discussion

The findings consistent of Sprengel shoulder (elevated scapula) with large omovertebral bone (osseous bar connects the elevated scapula to cervical spine) in a 35 year old patient. Sprengel's shoulder may be associated with spinal dysraphism, vertebral and rib segmentation or fusion abnormalities which are called Klippel-Feil syndrome.

A case of Prof. Saeed Rad, Tabriz, Iran.

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Case information

rID: 20941
Published: 22nd Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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