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Jonas Andermahr, Michael McKee, Diane Nam

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Joseph Schatzker

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Body and processes, body

These fractures are simple and multifragmentary fractures of the scapular body not involving the articular segment, acromion, or coracoid.

Absolute indication for operative treatment of the body of the scapula are open fractures. Generally most other fractures are treated closed.

Scapular body