J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2022 Mar;30(5):e517-e527
From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA (Galvin); the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC (Eichinger); the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA (Li); and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta, GA (Parada).
With the increased use of reverse shoulder arthroplasty, the complication of postoperative scapular fracture is increasingly recognized. The incidence is variable and dependent on a combination of factors including patient age, sex, bone mineral density, diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis, acromial thickness, and implant-related factors. Acromial stress reactions are a clinical diagnosis based on a history and physical examination. Read More