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The Role of Imaging in Diagnosis and Management of Congenital High Scapula (Sprengel’s Deformity): Case Report and Review

Volume 4 | Issue 2 | July-December 2018 | Page: 27-31 | Nada Garrouche, Saida Jerbi, Nedra Chouchane, Wassia Kessomtini, Hssine Hamza

DOI- 10.13107/ijpo.2018.v04i02.015

Authors: Nada Garrouche, Saida Jerbi, Nedra Chouchane, Wassia Kessomtini [1], Hssine Hamza

Departments of Radiology and, [1] Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, Taher Sfar University Hospital, Mahdia- Tunisia

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Nada Garrouche,
Rue Habib Zine el Abidine n°200 (7) Sahloul 2 Sousse 4054-Tunisia.
E-mail: nadagarrouche@yahoo.fr


Sprengel’s deformity is the congenital failure of descent of the scapula. The diagnosis is based on a clinical examination and radiological procedures. Volume rendering three-dimensional computed tomography reconstructions analyze the precise topography and spatial proportions of examined bone structures. It enables an optional rotation of visualized bone structures to clarify the anatomical abnormalities. Ultrasound and magnetic resonance are useful in prenatal management and for the diagnosis of concomitant abnormalities. In this paper, we report our imaging experience from one child with Sprengel’s deformity and discuss the importance of imaging techniques with a particular focus on the role of three-dimensional reconstructions.
Keywords: Congenital high scapula, CT, MRI, Sprengel’s deformity, ultrasound, volume rendering 3D-CT


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How to Cite this Article:  Garrouche N, Jerbi S, Chouchane N, Kessomtini W, Hamza H The Role of Imaging in Diagnosis and Management of Congenital High Scapula (Sprengel’s Deformity): Case Report and Review | July-December 2018; 4(2): 27-31.


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