Items tagged “scapula”

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Coracoclavicular joint

The coracoclavicular joint is a normal variant of the pectoral girdle, where the conoid tubercle of the clavicle appears enlarged or elongated, with a flattened inferior surface where it approximates the coracoid process of the scapula to form an articulation.  Epidemiology More common in Asia...
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Os acromiale

Os acromiale is an anatomical variant and represents an unfused accessory center of ossification of the acromion of the scapula. Epidemiology Os acromiale is relatively common, seen in ~8% (range 1-15%) of the population 1,2 and can be bilateral in 60% of individuals 5. Clinical presentation ...
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Paget disease of the scapula

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 04 Jan 2010
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X-ray
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Os acromiale

  Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
63% complete
X-ray
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Os acromiale

  Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
68% complete
MRI
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Acromioclavicular joint injury - type V

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 06 Jun 2012
94% complete
X-ray
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Scapular fracture

Scapula fractures are uncommon injuries, representing ~3% of all shoulder fractures. Epidemiology Associations Scapular fractures are often associated with other injuries due to the high energy trauma that is usually the underlying cause: clavicle fracture rib fracture sternal fracture sp...
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Glenoid labrum

The glenoid labrum is a fibrocartilaginous structure that attaches as a rim to the articular cartilage of the glenoid fossa and serves to deepen and increase the surface area of the glenoid. In this capacity, it acts as a static stabilizer of the glenohumeral joint, resisting anterior and poster...
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Coracoid process fracture

Coracoid process fractures are an uncommon type of scapular fracture. They do not often occur in isolation and are often associated with acromial, clavicular, or other scapular fractures, as well as glenohumeral dislocation or acromioclavicular joint injury. Epidemiology Coracoid fractures rep...
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Spinoglenoid notch

The spinoglenoid notch is located on the superior and posterior aspect of the scapula. Gross anatomy Relations and/or boundaries The spinoglenoid notch is a connection between the infraspinatus fossa and the supraspinatus fossa, which are divided by the scapular spine. The notch is formed la...
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Scapula: anatomy diagrams

  Diagnosis not applicable
Matt Skalski
Published 19 May 2015
19% complete
Diagram
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Scapular fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Liam Pugh
Published 26 Jul 2017
95% complete
X-ray CT
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Caffey disease

  Diagnosis probable
Yasser Asiri
Published 21 Dec 2018
70% complete
CT X-ray MRI
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Suprascapular vein

The suprascapular vein drains the posterior structures of the scapula including the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles. Gross anatomy Course Running adjacent to the suprascapular nerve and artery it passes through the suprascapular notch in a number of configurations: above the transver...
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Scapular fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Subhan Iqbal
Published 17 Dec 2020
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Glenoid bare spot

The glenoid bare spot, or glenoid bare area, is a small central or slightly eccentric area of the inferior glenoid fossa, where the articular cartilage is markedly thinner or completely absent 2. It is considered to be a normal aging-related phenomenon 1. Epidemiology The glenoid bare spot can...
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Tubercle of Assaki

The tubercle of Assaki, also known as the tubercle of Asskay 3, is a small bony protuberance of the central part of the glenoid fossa with accompanying thinning of articular cartilage in this location 1. Pathology It is presumably caused by the constant pressure of the humeral head exerted on ...
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Left scapula lytic lesion - multiple myeloma

  Diagnosis certain
Chris Newman
Published 31 Mar 2022
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Scapular fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Ashesh Ishwarlal Ranchod
Published 09 May 2023
95% complete
X-ray CT