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suprascapular

 [soo″prah-skap´u-lar]
above the scapula.

su·pra·scap·u·lar

(sū'pră-skap'yū-lăr),
Above the scapula, denoting especially an artery, vein, and nerve.

suprascapular

/su·pra·scap·u·lar/ (-skap´u-ler) above the scapula.

suprascapular

(so͞o′prə-skăp′yə-lər)
adj.
Located above the scapula, as an artery or a nerve.

suprascapular

above the scapula.

suprascapular neuropathy
suprascapular paralysis.
suprascapular paralysis
paralysis of the suprascapular nerve that leads to atrophy of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles; usually due to trauma. Called also slipped shoulder, sweeney, equine suprascapular neuropathy.
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Suprascapular neuropathy resulting in isolated weakness and atrophy of the infraspinatus muscle could be challenging at its onset and must be differentiated from servical radiculopathy, or bone and joint diseases of the shoulder.
Ringel SP Treihaft M, Carry M, Fisher R, Jacobs P Suprascapular neuropathy in pitchers.
Suprascapular neuropathy after intensive progressive resistive exercise: Case report.
Antoniou J, Tae SK, Williams GR, Bird S, Ramsey ML, Lannotti JP Suprascapular neuropathy.
The association of suprascapular neuropathy with massive rotator cuff tears: a preliminary report.
The test indicated right suprascapular neuropathy at the suprascapular notch with supraspinatus and infraspinatus involvement, evidence of mild ongoing denervation and mild chronic neuropathic changes of the suprascapular nerve with absence of right cervical radiculopathy or brachial plexopathy.
Diagnosing suprascapular neuropathy in patients with shoulder dysfunction: a report of 5 cases.