Os acromiale

Case contributed by Dr Fatmah M. Al Zeyoudi


Chronic right shoulder pain

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Right shoulder radiograph shows non-united accessory ossification center of the acromion process of right scapula.


Axial CT shows straight cleft traversing the acromion process of the right scapula.

Case Discussion

Os acromilale is a normal variant, but can be associated with rotator cuff impingement.

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Case information

rID: 51292
Published: 12th Feb 2017
Last edited: 13th Feb 2017
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