Development of secondary ossification centres of the acromion in Japanese youth: a computed tomographic study.

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PURPOSE To determine the age range when the secondary ossification centres of the acromion appear and fuse in Japanese youth using computed tomography (CT). METHODS CT scans of 85 shoulders in 35 male and 14 female consecutive patients aged 6 to 20 (mean, 16) years were reviewed. No patient had pain or tenderness at the acromion. Appearance and fusion of… (More)

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@article{Fujii2015DevelopmentOS, title={Development of secondary ossification centres of the acromion in Japanese youth: a computed tomographic study.}, author={Koji Fujii and Yoshitsugu Takeda and Katsutoshi Miyatake}, journal={Journal of orthopaedic surgery}, year={2015}, volume={23 2}, pages={229-32} }