Shape of the acromion: congenital or acquired--a macroscopic, radiographic, and microscopic study of acromion.


Debate continues as to whether the differing shapes of the acromion are congenital or acquired. This has been investigated by neonatal cadaver study, adult cadaver study, radiographic study, magnetic resonance imaging study, or various other means. No one, to our knowledge, has investigated this by histologic study. A macroscopic and histologic study of 22… (More)