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    This report describes a case of snapping scapula syndrome (SSS) caused by malunited rib fractures. Abrasion of the deformed ribs was performed with good results. SSS as a cause of shoulder pain after thoracic trauma has to be considered and can be treated by a surgical abrasion technique. Copyright © 2017 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.


    Kaj Ten Duis, Frank F A IJpma. Surgical Treatment of Snapping Scapula Syndrome Due to Malunion of Rib Fractures. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2017 Feb;103(2):e143-e144

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    PMID: 28109374

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