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Intrathoracic scapular impaction:an unusual complication of scapular fractures

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Scapular fractures make up 5% of shoulder fractures and require significant force to occur. Patients often have associated injuries, leading to a mortality of 10% for this patient population. Most scapular fractures can be treated conservatively with sling immobilization and early range-of-motion (ROM) exercises. We report the case of a...
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