The prevalence of Os acromiale: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={The prevalence of Os acromiale: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Kaissar Yammine},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  volume={27 4},
Os acromiale (OA) results from a failure of consolidation between the ossification centers of the acromial epiphysis. Its prevalence and its interactions with ancestry, gender, laterality, and side have been variously reported in the literature. The aims of this review are to provide an accurate estimate of OA prevalence and to investigate its association with other variables in an attempt to comprehend its etiology. Twenty-three studies met the inclusion criteria. The results of meta-analyses… CONTINUE READING
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