Surgical Treatment of Snapping Scapula Syndrome Due to Malunion of Rib Fractures

ten Duis, K. & Ijpma, F. F. A., Feb-2017, In : Annals of thoracic surgery. 103, p. E143-E144 2 p.

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This report describes a case of snapping scapula syndrome (SSS) caused by malunited rib fractures. Abrasion of the deformed ribs was performed with good results. SSS as a cause of shoulder pain after thoracic trauma has to be considered and can be treated by a surgical abrasion technique. (C) 2017 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E143-E144
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of thoracic surgery
Publication statusPublished - Feb-2017

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