Subperiostal Direct Scapular Fracture in a Child

Authors: R. Burda;  P. Cibur;  M. Kitka
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika úrazovej chirurgie, Fakultná nemocnica Louisa Pasteura, Košice, Slovenská republika prednosta: prof. MUDr. M. Kitka, Ph. D.
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2010, roč. 89, č. 2, s. 146-147.
Category: Monothematic special - Original


Isolated scapular fractures are relatively uncommon injuries, the are often associated with other injuries. Isolated volarly displaced scapular fracture in a child with dislocation, which mimic scapular winging, is much more seldom. We present a case of child with above mentioned scapular fracture, which was treated non operatively. Dislocation was reduced in effort to reduce risk of constricted motion in shoulder due to dislocation.

Key words:
subperiostal scapular fracture – scapular winging – childrens fracture


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