Sprengel deformity

(redirected from scapula elevata)

Spreng·el de·for·mi·ty

(sphreng'gĕl), [MIM*184400]
congenital elevation of the scapula.
Synonym(s): scapula elevata

Spreng·el de·for·mity

Congenital elevation of the scapula.

Sprengel deformity

[Otto Gerhard Karl Sprengel, Ger. surgeon, 1852–1915.]
Congenital upward displacement (lack of descent) of the scapula.


Otto G.K., German surgeon, 1852-1915.
Sprengel anomaly
Sprengel deformity - Synonym(s): Sprengel shoulder
Sprengel shoulder - congenital elevation of the scapula. Synonym(s): Sprengel deformity; Sprengel syndrome
Sprengel syndrome - Synonym(s): Sprengel shoulder
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Also known as scapula elevata, undescended scapula was discovered by Otto Gerhard Karl Sprengel in 1891, it is characterised by congenitally elevated hypoplastic scapula.