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Synonyms for scapula

either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

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Case 2 showed weakness in closing eye, blowing the gills, moving the tongue, neck flexing and turning the neck, winged scapula, bilateral deltoid (III+), humeral two, triceps and arm radial muscle (III), grip strength (V), the proximal muscle (II) and distal muscle (IV+) of lower limbs, and evident atrophy of proximal limb muscles and shoulder girdle muscles.
Two surgeries to stabilize the shoulder were unsuccessful and upon presentation to a new clinic, winged scapula with atrophy of the rhomboids and serratus anterior were noted.
(7.) Danielson LG, el-Haddad I: Winged scapula due to osteochondroma: report of 3 children.
Winged scapula or scapula alata is defined as a prominence of the medial border of the scapula.