TITLE

Scapulothoracic Fusion for Clavicular Insufficiency: A Report of Two Cases

AUTHOR(S)
Elhassan, Bassem; Soo Tai Chung; Ozbaydar, Mehmet; Diller, David; Warner, Jon J. P.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p875
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents the case studies of two women who suffered pain in their right shoulders. The 21-year-old woman suffered an asymptomatic congenital pseudarthorsis of the right ankle and endured a fall that eventually hurt her right shoulder. The 43-year-old woman also experienced a water accident that resulted into a posterior fracture dislocation of the right sternoclavicular joint. Both women got complete scapulothoracic fusion and eventually recovered.
ACCESSION #
31599992

 

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