Scapular fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Alleged assault.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

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

X-ray
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
Case created: 29th Aug 2016
Last edited: 30th Aug 2016
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