Scapulothoracic disorders

  • Ioannis K. Triantafyllopoulos MD, M.Sci, Ph.D, FEBOT, Ass. Professor of Orthopaedics
  • Chrysa Argyrou MD, Resident in Orthopaedics
Keywords: scapula; winging; dyskinesia; crepitus; bursitis


Scapulothoracic articulation disorders may cause significant malfunction of the shoulder girdle. Scapular winging, dyskinesia, crepitus and bursitis are different pathological entities associated with the scapulothoracic joint. Their pathogenesis is a combination of anatomic, posture, traumatic and neuromuscular alterations. In this monography, the causes, diagnosis and treatment of the scapulothoracic disorders will be discussed.


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