Coracoid impingement: current concepts

Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 04/30/2012

For many years, coracoid impingement has been a well–recognized cause of anterior shoulder pain. However, a precise diagnosis of coracoid impingement remains difficult in some cases due to the presence of multifactorial pathologies and a paucity of supporting evidence in the literature. This review provides an update on the current anatomical and biomechanical knowledge regarding this pathology, describes the diagnostic process, and discusses the possible treatment options, based on a systematic review of the literature.

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