Scapular line

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Scapular line
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Surface anatomy of the back. (Inferior angle of scapula labeled at bottom center.)
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Posterior view of the thorax and shoulder girdle.
Details
Latin linea scapularis
Identifiers
Gray's p.1309
Anatomical terminology

The scapular line, also known as the linea scapularis, is a vertical line passing through the inferior angle of the scapula.[1]

It has been used in the evaluation of brachial plexus birth palsy.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Scapular_line
  2. ^ Waters; Smith, G. R.; Jaramillo, D. (1998). "Glenohumeral deformity secondary to brachial plexus birth palsy". The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 80 (5): 668–677. PMID 9611027.  edit

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