Suprascapular nerve entrapment. A series of 27 cases

J. D. Callahan, T. B. Scully, S. A. Shapiro, R. M. Worth

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Suprascapular nerve entrapment is an acquired neuropathy secondary to compression of the nerve in the bony suprascapular notch. A series of 27 cases, the largest reported to date, is presented and examined as to the best and most appropriate method of diagnosis and treatment. The entity is described in detail as to its origin, anatomy, and pathophysiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)893-896
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1991


  • entrapment neuropathy
  • pain
  • suprascapular nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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