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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28298060/a-cadaveric-model-evaluating-the-influence-of-bony-anatomy-and-the-effectiveness-of-partial-scapulectomy-on-decompression-of-the-scapulothoracic-space-in-snapping-scapula-syndrome
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Dimitri S Tahal, J Christoph Katthagen, Daniel Cole Marchetti, Jacob D Mikula, Scott R Montgomery, Alex Brady, Grant J Dornan, Peter J Millett
BACKGROUND: Snapping scapula syndrome (SSS) is caused by bony and/or soft tissue impingement in the scapulothoracic articulation. Surgical resection of the superomedial angle (SMA) plus bursectomy can provide relief in most cases; however, the amount needed to achieve adequate scapulothoracic space decompression (SSD) is unknown. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of partial scapulectomy and the influence of bony anatomy on SSD. It was hypothesized that the anterior offset and costomedial angle would correlate with the amount of bony resection needed to achieve adequate SSD...
February 1, 2017: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28142347/the-effectiveness-of-extracorporeal-shock-wave-therapy-in-snapping-scapula
#2
Nihat Acar, Ahmet A Karaarslan, Ahmet Karakasli
BACKGROUND: Bursitis of the snapping scapula is commonly a misdiagnosed problem. Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) has been used successfully in the treatment of many chronic inflammatory conditions. The aim of this study was to assess and compare the effectiveness of ESWT in the treatment of scapulothoracic bursitis with the outcome of corticosteroid injection. METHODS: Using the randomized controlled trials 43 patients with scapulothoracic bursitis were divided into two groups...
January 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28116263/delayed-presentation-of-osteochondroma-at-superior-angle-of-scapula-a-case-report
#3
Mohit Jindal
INTRODUCTION: Osteochondroma or exostosis is most common primary benign bony tumor comprising of more than one third of the total occurrences. Osteochondromas are considered as an aberration in the normal physial growth plate and originate from the metaphysis of long bone with more than third (35-46%) of cases affecting the bone around the knee (lower end femur> upper end tibia), 10% cases involve the small bones of the hand and 5% involve the pelvis and flat bones like scapula (4-6%) are least involved...
July 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28109374/surgical-treatment-of-snapping-scapula-syndrome-due-to-malunion-of-rib%C3%A2-fractures
#4
Kaj Ten Duis, Frank F A IJpma
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.
February 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27955805/arthroscopic-treatment-of-snapping-scapula-syndrome-outcomes-at-minimum-of-2%C3%A2-years
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Travis J Menge, Marilee P Horan, Dimitri S Tahal, Justin J Mitchell, J Christoph Katthagen, Peter J Millett
PURPOSE: To investigate clinical outcomes after primary and revision arthroscopic treatment for snapping scapula syndrome (SSS) and identify predictive factors associated with outcomes. METHODS: Patients who underwent arthroscopic treatment for SSS between October 2005 and December 2013 were identified in a prospectively collected database. The inclusion criteria were patients with a diagnosis of symptomatic SSS, in whom extensive nonoperative modalities failed, who underwent arthroscopic surgery for SSS, and who had undergone surgery a minimum of 2 years earlier...
December 7, 2016: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27780619/elastofibroma-dorsi-clinical-evaluation-of-61-cases-and-review-of-the-literature
#6
Mehmet Ali Deveci, Hilmi Serdar Özbarlas, Kıvılcım Eren Erdoğan, Ömer Sunkar Biçer, Mustafa Tekin, Cenk Özkan
OBJECTIVE: Elastofibroma dorsi (ED) is a rare, benign, soft tissue tumor typically located between inferior corner of scapula and posterior chest wall causing mass, scapular snapping, and pain. When classic symptoms and localization are present, it is diagnosed without biopsy and treated with marginal resection. This study retrospectively analyzed patients operated on for ED to evaluate presenting symptoms, tumor size, complications, and clinical results, and to suggest optimal treatments...
January 2017: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27672884/poster-115-a-unique-case-of-snapping-scapula-syndrome-in-a-non-overhead-athlete-a-case-report
#7
Ajax Yang, Fairen Walker, Mariam Zakhary
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: PM & R: the Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27280624/management-of-snapping-scapula-syndrome
#8
Mark L Wang, Andrew J Miller, Brooke L Ballard, Michael J Botte
Snapping scapula syndrome is a rare condition caused by the disruption of the gliding articulation between the anterior scapula and the posterior chest wall. The etiology of snapping scapula syndrome is multifactorial, and contributing factors include scapular dyskinesis, bursitis from repetitive use or trauma, and periscapular lesions. Although the majority of cases are initially treated with nonoperative modalities, recalcitrant snapping scapula syndrome can warrant surgical management. This report describes a 34-year-old amateur weight lifter with a 1-year history of increasing pain and fullness over his posterior shoulder region...
July 1, 2016: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26900553/scapulothoracic-endoscopy-for-the-painful-snapping-scapula-endoscopic-anatomy-and-scapuloplasty-technique
#9
Deepak N Bhatia
Chronic painful snapping scapula is characterized by inflammation and scarring of 1 or more bursae in the infraserratus space and is often refractory to conservative treatment. Surgical treatment involves excision of the bursae, as well as partial scapulectomy of the superomedial impinging region; both open and endoscopic approaches have been described with good results. Scapulothoracic endoscopy is technically difficult, and the potential complications can be serious. This report describes an endoscopic approach that can be performed with only 2 medial parascapular portals for visualization and instrumentation...
October 2015: Arthroscopy Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26870637/arthroscopic-scapulothoracic-decompression-for-snapping-scapula-syndrome
#10
Michael Saper, Connor Kasik, Douglas Dietzel
Snapping scapula syndrome at the superomedial corner of the scapula can lead to significant shoulder dysfunction. Bursectomy with or without partial scapulectomy is currently the most beneficial primary method of treatment in patients in whom nonoperative therapy fails. Arthroscopic access to the scapulothoracic space is simple and reproducible with the technique described in this report. The bursal tissue can be cleared, optimizing visualization of the scapulothoracic space and the anatomic structures. Arthroscopic decompression of the scapulothoracic bursa and resection of the superomedial corner of the scapula are highlighted in a video example...
December 2015: Arthroscopy Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26629853/snapping-scapular-syndrome-secondary-to-rib-intramedullary-fixation-device
#11
Ezequiel E Zaidenberg, Luciano A Rossi, Santiago L Bongiovanni, Ignacio Tanoira, Gaston Maignon, Maximiliano Ranalletta
BACKGROUND: Scapulo-thoracic joint disorders, including bursitis and crepitus, are commonly misdiagnosed problems and can be a source of persistent pain and dysfunction PRESENTATION OF THE CASE: This article describes an unusual case of a snapping scapula syndrome secondary to a migration through the lateral cortex of a rib splint intramedullary fixation device into the scapulothoracic joint. DISCUSSION: Recently, the operative fixation of multiple ribs fractures with intramedullary fixation devices has become popular...
2015: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26608968/corr-insights-%C3%A2-open-surgical-treatment-for-snapping-scapula-provides-durable-pain-relief-but-so-does-nonsurgical-treatment
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COMMENT
Winston J Warme
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26549949/pseudo-winging-of-scapula-due-to-benign-lesions-of-ventral-surface-of-scapula-two-unusual-causes
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Praveen Tittal, Inder Pawar, Sudhir K Kapoor
UNLABELLED: Winging of the scapula due to benign lesion of ventral surface of scapula is one of the rare cause and difficult to diagnose in first place. We present two unusual cases of pseudo winging of scapula due to benign lesions of scapula. First case was of 23 year old male with solitary osteochondroma of ventral surface of scapula. Second was 38 year old female with hemangioma involving subscapular muscles. Both the patients presented to us with dull aching pain over right scapular and shoulder region of 6 months duration with gradually increasing pseudo-winging of scapula...
March 2015: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26519196/open-surgical-treatment-for-snapping-scapula-provides-durable-pain-relief-but-so-does-nonsurgical-treatment
#14
Martti Vastamäki, Heidi Vastamäki
BACKGROUND: Resection of the medial upper corner of the scapula is one option for treating patients with a painful chronic snapping scapula. However, the degree to which this procedure results in sustained relief of pain during long-term followup, and whether surgical treatment offers any compelling advantages over nonsurgical approaches at long-term followup, are not known. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: We asked: (1) At long-term followup after surgical treatment of a painful snapping scapula, did patients' pain decrease? (2) Did scapulocostal crepitation improve? (3) Did patients return to work? METHODS: Between 1971 and 1992, 15 patients underwent surgery by one surgeon for persistent (> 1 year) and severely painful crepitus around the superomedial scapula that did not respond to nonsurgical approaches...
March 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26372765/osteochondroma-with-contiguous-bronchogenic-cyst-of-the-scapula
#15
Adam I Edelstein, Rebecca L Linn, Michael K Fritsch, Michelle Sagan
Osteochondroma is a benign bone tumor composed of a bony protrusion with an overlying cartilage cap. Osteochondromas arise in the scapula in 3% to 5% of cases, making them the most common benign bone tumor in this location. Scapular osteochondromas cause various pathologies of the shoulder girdle, including snapping scapula syndrome, chest wall deformity, shoulder impingement, and bursa formation. Bronchogenic cyst is an exceedingly rare finding in the periscapular area. It is a congenital cystic mass lined by tracheobronchial structures and respiratory epithelium...
September 2015: American Journal of Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26165714/osteochondromas-originating-from-unusual-locations-complicating-orthopedic-discipline-case-series
#16
Kemal Gökkuş, Halil Atmaca, Ergin Sağtaş, Murat Saylik, Ahmet Turan Aydin
Herein, we report clinical, radiological, and follow-up results of seven cases of extraordinary located osteochondromas and highlight the importance of rare and unusual properties of unusual locations of osteochondromas. Seven patients with extraordinary located osteochondromas were treated in our institution (Antalya Memorial Hospital) between the period of February 2009 and March 2014 were reported. The patients were classified according to the localization, symptomatology, and the presence of neurovascular involvement or organ compression...
2015: Eklem Hastalıkları Ve Cerrahisi, Joint Diseases & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25887839/treatment-of-snapping-scapula-syndrome-in-children-and-adolescents
#17
Brian Haus, Adam Y Nasreddine, Catherine Suppan, Mininder S Kocher
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to review 2 separate cohorts of young patients treated for snapping scapula: those treated surgically and those managed nonoperatively. METHODS: A retrospective IRB-approved review was conducted on 18 pediatric aged patients (19 shoulders): 12 patients (average age 13.3) were treated nonoperatively, 6 patients (average age 15.4) (7 shoulders) were treated operatively. Demographic and clinical data were collected from medical records and 2 questionnaires for level of activity, return to sport, subjective satisfaction from treatment, and preoperative/postoperative levels of pain...
July 2016: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25803260/arthroscopic-treatment-of-bilateral-snapping-scapula-syndrome-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#18
REVIEW
Sven Freche, Franziska Juch, Thomas Nusselt, Karl Stefan Delank, Alexander Hagel
Snapping scapula syndrome represents a rare entity in shoulder surgery. Clinically, it presents as shoulder pain and loud crepitus during shoulder movement. Moreover, glenohumeral bursitis can cause additional pain. Snapping scapula syndrome is caused by an increased angulation of the superomedial part of the scapula combined with bursitis. Other common causes such as subscapular osteochondroma or rib fracture non-unions were excluded. We report a 24-year-old female patient with persisting shoulder pain and disturbing crepitus during movement of the left shoulder...
2015: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25690534/association-between-scapula-bony-morphology-and-snapping-scapula-syndrome
#19
Ulrich J Spiegl, Maximilian Petri, Sean W Smith, Charles P Ho, Peter J Millett
HYPOTHESIS AND BACKGROUND: Scapular incongruity has been described as a contributing factor to the development of snapping scapula syndrome (SSS). The purpose of this retrospective case-control study was to determine the association between scapula bony morphology on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and the diagnosis of SSS. METHODS: Bony morphologies of the scapula were evaluated on MRI scans of 26 patients with SSS and 19 patients with non-SSS pathologies. The medial scapula corpus angle (MSCA) was measured on axial MRI sequences...
August 2015: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25457777/four-dimensional-computed-tomography-scans-facilitate-preoperative-planning-in-snapping-scapula-syndrome
#20
Simon N Bell, John M Troupis, David Miller, Tjarco D Alta, Jennifer A Coghlan, Malin D Wijeratna
HYPOTHESIS: Because a 4-dimensional CT scan (4D CT) is able to provide a moving 3-dimensional (3D) image in real time in patients with snapping scapula syndrome, a 4D CT scan should be able to demonstrate bony impingement of the scapula on the posterior thorax. This study was performed to determine if 4D CT scans aid the clinician in defining the size and location of the scapular bone causing impingement in patients with snapping scapula syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between October 2009 and August 2013, 12 patients (median age, 26...
April 2015: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
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