A case of scapulothoracic dissociation with brachial plexus injury: magnetic resonance imaging findings

Lee, G. K.; Suh, K. J.; Choi, J. -A.; Oh, H. Y.
November 2007
Acta Radiologica;Nov2007, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p1020
Academic Journal
journal article
Scapulothoracic dissociation is defined as violent lateral or rotational displacement of the shoulder girdle from its thoracic attachments with severe neurovascular injury. We describe the radiographic and associated magnetic resonance (MR) imaging findings of a case of scapulothoracic dissociation with brachial plexus injury in a 17-year-old man, and include a review of the relevant literature.


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