Winging scapula in a young athletic male

Foteini Terezaki, Eirini D. Savva, Rafaela M. Smarlamaki


A 17-year-old male patient, elite track athlete, presented with a winging scapula (Fig. 1). His past medical history revealed a right arm pain lasting for a period of two weeks, two months before presentation. Clinical findings included slight impairment of biceps and right brachioradialis reflexes, as well as right serratus muscle weakness. An electromyography study (EMG) was performed. Axial STIR (Fig. 2), axial T1W (Fig. 3) and coronal STIR (Fig. 4) magnetic resonance (MR) images are shown.


Parsonage Turner syndrome; MR imaging/diagnosis

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