The Radiologic Relationship of the Shoulder Girdle to the Thorax as an Aid in Diagnosing Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
The Journal of Hand Surgery, 05/30/2012
Cho YJ et al. – The lower placement of the shoulder girdle relative to the upper thorax was related to Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS). Physicians may be able to estimate the position of the shoulder girdle using plain cervical radiographs when NTOS is clinically suspected.