scaphoid scapula

scaph·oid scap·u·la

(skaf'oyd skap'yū-lă)
A scapula in which the vertebral border below the level of the spine presents concavity instead of the normal convexity; the scaphoid type of scapula (Graves) is a scapula in which the vertebral border between the spine and the teres major process is either straight or tends toward concavity.
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Clinical manifestations of late congenital syphilis include perioral fissures (rhagades), saddle nose deformity, frontal bossing, Hutchinson's triad (peg-shaped, notched, widely spaced permanent upper central incisors; interstitial keratitis; and the eighth cranial nerve deafness), multicusped first molars (mulberry molars), mental retardation, perforation of the hard palate, prognathism, painless effusion of knees (Clutton joints), thickening of sternoclavicular joint (Higoumenakis sign), scaphoid scapula, and anterior bowing of shins (saber shins) [5, 7, 9, 12].