acromion

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acromion

[ə′krō·me‚än]
(anatomy)
The flat process on the outer end of the scapular spine that articulates with the clavicle and forms the outer angle of the shoulder.
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This showed and unfused acromial apophysis with oedema around the synchondrosis site (Figure 5).
Although the displacement of the AC joint appears to be secondary to superior migration of the clavicle, in fact, the downward sag of the upper extremity including the scapula and acromial process is responsible for this finding.
Classification of postoperative acromial fractures following reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
8 Acromial Plane to Center of Glenoid Dimension 16: Acromial-Glenoid 53.
The main complications of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty have included infection, dislocation, intraoperative fractures, brachial plexopathy, acromial stress fractures, glenoid notching, and mechanical failure.
Separate clavicular, acromial, and scapular origins of the deltoid were not defined.
Shoulder radiographs revealed bilateral loss of joint space, proximal migration of the humeral head, and sourcil sign (erosion of the inferior acromial surface), consistent with rotator cuff tear arthropathy (Fig.
Plain radiographs are a valuable component to the evaluation, providing information on the glenohumeral joint, acromial morphology, and evidence for superior escape.
However, osseous union between the acromial apophysis and spine of the scapula may occur as late as age 25 years.
Plain radiographs demonstrate a small anterolateral acromial spur and mild sclerosis at the greater tuberosity.