Complete Absence of Suprascapular Notch: A Case Report

Rohini Mohan Pawar, Mohan Nagorao Pawar
2015 Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University  
Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment (SSNE) is an acquired neuropathy secondary to compression of suprascapular nerve in the Suprascapular Notch (SSN). Complete ossification of superior transverse scapular ligament may be a cause for suprascapular nerve entrapment. The absence of suprascapular notch is not very common condition, though its prevalence was quoted by Indian authors to be varying from 1.36% to 32.46% in different parts of the country. It is considered to be a predisposing factor for
more » ... ing factor for suprascapular nerve entrapment neuropathy. We noticed a male scapula without suprascapular notch in osteology section of Forensic Medicine department. In this case we observed costal and dorsal surfaces of the left scapula of a male without suprascapular notch at its superior border. The details of the said scapula are discussed in this report.
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