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below the scapula.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Inferior to the scapula.
Synonym(s): subscapular (2)
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Below the shoulder blade.
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On auscultation, early inspiratory crepts were present on left infrascapular and right infraaxillary and axillary regions and scattered wheeze was present.
Its characteristic infrascapular location, soft-tissue or homogeneous central fatty attenuation allows for visualization on imaging.
A 54-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis presented for excision of an infrascapular melanoma and sentinel lymph node biopsy.
Systemic examination showed a hepatomegaly of 10 cm and bilateral crackles in the scapular and infrascapular areas.
* A murmur can sometimes be heard in the infrascapular and intrascapular regions of the back.
Respiratory examination revealed crepitations in bilateral inframammary, infraaxillary, and infrascapular areas.
On auscultation breath sounds reduced in intensity bilaterally with late inspiratory fine crepitations heard over bilateral infraaxillary and infrascapular areas.
There was a huge fluctuant nontender, nonpulsatile swelling with ill-defined margin in right paravertebral region extending from infrascapular area up to right loin [Figure 1].
Respiratory examination revealed asymmetrical chest with tracheal shift towards the left, diminished movement and vocal fremitus on the right side with dull note in the mammary, infraaxillary and infrascapular region.
On admission, physical examination revealed prominent clubbing, SpO2 76%, tachycardia, tachypnea, BP 110/80mmHg, raised JVP, bilateral pedal oedema, tubular bronchial breath sounds over right infrascapular region and late inspiratory crackles, predominantly over bilateral infrascapular regions.
Systemic examination revealed few coarse rales bilaterally with reduced breath sounds in the right infra axillary and infrascapular areas.