Misaligned shoulders

Authors

  • Íris Santos Silva Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Sousa Martins, Unidade de Saúde Local da Guarda https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8138-8056
  • Aníbal Correia Department of Pediatrics, Unidade 2, Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho
  • Rita Santos Department of Orthopedic, Hospital Distrital de Santarém
  • Catarina Aleixo Department of Orthopedic, Unidade 2, Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho
  • Mafalda Santos Department of Orthopedic, Unidade 2, Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v30.i2.19122

Keywords:

conservative treatment, elevation of the scapula, Conservative treatment, Elevation of the scapula, Sprengel deformity.

Abstract

Sprengel deformity is a congenital elevation of the scapula. Herein is reported the case of a child with the right scapula at a higher level compared to the left and limited abduction of the right shoulder. Other pathoanatomical anomalies can be associated. Treatment is usually conservative, since surgery is only considered in patients with severe scapular function limitation, neck pain, or to improve cosmesis.

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Published

2021-06-30

How to Cite

Silva, Íris S., Correia, A., Santos, R., Aleixo, C., & Santos, M. (2021). Misaligned shoulders. NASCER E CRESCER - BIRTH AND GROWTH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 30(2), 125–127. https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v30.i2.19122

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Imaging Cases