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Orthopedic Research Online Journal

Scapula Winging With a Clavicle Fracture: A Case Report

Submission: September 22, 2017;Published: May 17, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/OPROJ.2018.02.000543

ISSN: 2576-8875
Volume2 Issue4


We report a case of a patient who sustained closed comminute mid-shaft right clavicle fracture with ipsilateral scapula winging. The winging persisted for 4 weeks after the fracture and spontaneously resolved after open reduction and internal fixation of right clavicle. We suspect that the winging is caused by scapular dyskinesia secondary to shortening of the clavicle.

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