Scapular winging in young athletes

Jung Y. Mah, Norman Y. Otsuka

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Traumatic winging of the scapula is not common in children. We report three cases of athletic injuries resulting in scapular winging. With conservative management, each patient resolved in a 6-month period. Scapular winging should be considered in all injuries about the shoulder in young athletes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-247
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992



  • Scapular winging
  • Sports medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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