Scapulothoracic Joint Dysfunction


Scapulothoracic derangements are often overlooked and hidden within the clinical fog created by complex back, shoulder, and rib symptoms. This study reviewed 200 magnetic resonance imaging
and computed tomography studies dedicated for scapular imaging between January 2010 and May 2016. This article discusses scapulothoracic pathologies and imaging findings. (Journal of Surgical
Orthopaedic Advances 26(2):111–115, 2017) Key words: baseball, lower infraserratus bursa, scapular dyskinesia, scapulothoracic bursitis, scapulothoracic crepitus, scapulothoracic joint, snapping scapula syndrome, subserratus bursa, throwing athlete, trapezoid bursa, upper infraserratus bursa

Joseph Ugorji, DO, and Stephen J. Pomeranz, MD