Sprengel deformity

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Sprengel deformity

Sprengel deformity is a condition where one or both shoulder blades are underdeveloped and abnormally high placed. There may also be anomalies of the bone and soft tissues in the shoulder girdle. The condition is caused by the failure of descent of the shoulder blades during fetal development. It is more common in girls.  The condition is most commonly sporadic, although rare familial cases have been reported.
 

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The terms "Sprengel deformity" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Klippel-Feil syndrome and Sprengel deformity combined with an intraspinal course of the left subclavian artery and a bovine aortic arch variant.
 

Author(s): F Floemer, O Magerkurth, C Jauckus, J Lütschg, J F Schneider

Journal: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Feb;29(2):306-7.

 

We present a case of Klippel-Feil syndrome and Sprengel deformity with a bovine aortic arch and an aberrant course of the left subclavian artery in a 14-year-old boy. CT and MR imaging of the neck and upper thorax demonstrated a cervical osseous segmentation anomaly, a left common ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2008

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The Sprengel deformity. Morphometric analysis using 3D-CT and its clinical relevance.
 

Author(s): T J Cho, I H Choi, C Y Chung, J K Hwang

Journal: J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2000 Jul;82(5):711-8.

 

We evaluated scapular dysplasia and malposition in 15 patients with the Sprengel deformity using three-dimensional CT (3D-CT). The shape, height-to-width ratio, the areas of both scapulae, the anterior curvature of the supraspinous portion and glenoid version were assessed on scapular ...

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2000

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Last Updated: 22 Jun 2010

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