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Acromion

Known as: Acromion Process, Acromion Processes, Acromions 
The lateral extension of the spine of the SCAPULA and the highest point of the SHOULDER.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Factors predisposing to tearing of the rotator cuff are poorly understood. We have observed that the acromion of… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Combined destruction of the rotator cuff and the glenohumeral joint may lead to a painful and pseudo-paralyzed shoulder. In this… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
We use the acronym SICK to refer to the findings one sees in this syndrome (Scapular malposition, Inferior medial border… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Two hundred ten specimens (420 scapulas) from the Hamann-Todd Osteological Collection at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Nine fresh-frozen, human cadaveric shoulders were el evated in the scapular plane in two different humeral rotations by applying… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In 200 shoulders from cadavera, we studied the pathological changes on the undersurface of the acromion as associated with tears… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
 
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
In this report we describe the clinical and pathological findings of cuff-tear arthropathy in twenty-six patients and discuss the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Athletes, particularly those who are involved in sporting activ ities requiring repetitive overhead use of the arm (for example… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
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  • The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
  • 1972
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Impingement on the tendinous portion of the rotator cuff by the coraco-acromial ligament and the anterior third of the acromion… Expand
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