Suprascapular vascular anomalies as a cause of suprascapular nerve compression

Carlton Houtz, Patrick McCulloch

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Abstract

The vascular anatomy at the spinoglenoid and suprascapular notches appears to be more variable than previously thought. In patients presenting with signs of suprascapular nerve compression, vascular causes must be considered. Especially when considering percutaneous or arthroscopic treatment, awareness of these entities may help to guide treatment decisions, aid in identification of the anatomy, and prevent unwanted vascular insult.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-45
Number of pages4
JournalOrthopedics
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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