Congenital forward shoulder with clavicular hypoplasia is a rare disease which can be caused by an alteration of clavicular development in such a way that the clavicles are short. Symptoms are often absent; in most cases the main problem is represented by the cosmetic implications. There is no general consensus about the correct management, and surgery is the only way to correct the deformity.

Congenital forward shoulder with clavicle hypoplasia: surgical lengthening by intercalary graft positioning and plate fixation

Traina, F;
2016

Abstract

Congenital forward shoulder with clavicular hypoplasia is a rare disease which can be caused by an alteration of clavicular development in such a way that the clavicles are short. Symptoms are often absent; in most cases the main problem is represented by the cosmetic implications. There is no general consensus about the correct management, and surgery is the only way to correct the deformity.
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