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Osteochondrosis of the inferior pole of the scapula (Roca disease).
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PMID:  23838852     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare case of osteochondrosis of the inferior pole of the scapula in a 14-year-old boy, an amateur swimmer, that was diagnosed by a combination of clinical and imaging findings. Also known as Roca disease, this is the first article to report this entity in the English literature and demonstrates its computerized tomography and MRI features.
Authors:
Abdalla Skaf; Atul K Taneja
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-7-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-5865     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-7-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9300904     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
aDepartment of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Heart Hospital (HCor) and Teleimagem bDepartment of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Alta Diagnostics, São Paulo, Brazil cMassachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention Division, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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