notch types were observed and classified according to the classification by Polguj et al.
Ravindran (20) describes two cases of suprascapular
neuropathy in a brother and sister that played volleyball at a high level.
Since then many other donor nerves have been promoted which include intercostal nerves4-6, thoracodorsal nerve4, medial pectoral nerve4,7, long thoracic nerve4, distal accessory nerve4,5, ipsilateral C7 root8, contralateral C7 root9, suprascapular
nerve4,and hypoglossal nerve10.
An anatomic study of the effects on the suprascapular
nerve due to retraction of the supraspinatus muscle after a rotator cuff tear.
Physical examination revealed a large, nodular, subcutaneous mass measuring 8x7 cm in left suprascapular
Efficacy and safety of ultrasound-guided suprascapular
nerve block in patients with chronic shoulder pain.
The review does not thoroughly address the primary extrinsic factors, older age-related shoulder pathologies, suprascapular
nerve lesion, inflammatory, septic conditions and the main focus is on Neer's stage 1 of SIS while steering clear of Neer's stage 2 and 3.
In clinical practice, PRF to the suprascapular
nerve, [sup], occipital nerve, [sup], and other peripheral nerves [sup],,, has also shown clinical efficacy, but no animal models had been established to examine the mechanisms suppressing hyperalgesia.
Intra-articular steroid injection was performed in 11 (42%) patients, and suprascapular
nerve block (SSNB) was performed in 15 (57%) patients.
The PHCA can further anastomose with the deltoid branch of thoracoacromial artery (ramus deltoideus arteriae thoracoacromialis) and the acromial branches of suprascapular
artery (rami acromiales arteriae suprascapularis).
Background: The suprascapular
notch of scapula is converted into a foramen by superior transverse scapular ligament (STSL) with the suprascapular
nerve passing through the foramen and the suprasca-pular vessels passing above it.
Bursitis, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, adhesive capsulitis, impingement syndrome, avascular necrosis, glenohumeral osteoarthritis, suprascapular
nerve injury, brachial plexus neuritis, neuropathic shoulder syndrome due to syringomyelia, upper mediastinal tumors, and aneurysms may be listed among the very many causes of shoulder pain (1).