Scapular fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Alleged assault.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Irregular lucency inferomedial to the glenoid with cortical disruption of the scapular spine medially. 

Scapular fracture extending from the glenoid fossa to the medial aspect of the scapular spine. No rib fracture or pneumothorax. No dislocation.

Case Discussion

Isolated scapular fractures are uncommon, and usually result from high-energy trauma. 

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Case information

rID: 47686
Published: 30th Aug 2016
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Tag: rapids
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