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Disease or Condition
Orthopedics / Shoulder
Clincal Outcomes Following Glenoid Neck Fracture (Orthopedics / Shoulder)
Compare results of joining the shoulder joint to the shoulder blade fracture against fractures of the shoulder blade to determine if bony injury to this joint surface area affects arm function more than than shoulder blade fractures.
Adults 18-65 and 65+.
Extraarticular scapular fractures.
Scapular fracture is isolated or in concert with nondisplaced ipsilateral fractures of the clavicle, coraoid or acromium or has a clavicle fracture been operatively reduced or fixed.
Patient is free of preexisting neuromuscular or psychiatric dysfunction.
Patient is free if previous upper extremity injury that would impede objective functional outcom evaluation.
Patient recieved a CT scan as part if their initial care.
Patient is English speaking.
Patient signed the nfromed consent form.
Preexisting upper extremity injury or neuromuscular condition.
Displaced fractures if the acromion, clavicle, or coracoid.
Concomitant injury to the forelimb.
Patients mentally or physically unable to performe the function evaluation.
Patients unwilling or unable to follow up for 1 year.
Patients with poor propensity to follow up; durg, alcohol issues, etc.
Non English speaking patients.
Patients currently or pending incarceration in prison.