Case:We present the case of a 40-year-old man with a fracture to the superior angle of the scapula who was treated nonoperatively for 10 months - leading to a symptomatic nonunion. The patient underwent reconstruction of the nonunion for a painful shoulder and was followed clinically for 3 years. He demonstrated major improvement in function and symptoms.Conclusion:Nonunions of the scapular superior angle can be effectively managed with surgical reconstruction.
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