suprascapular


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su·pra·scap·u·lar

 (so͞o′prə-skăp′yə-lər)
adj.
Located above the scapula, as an artery or a nerve.
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In addition, the coexistence of a specific arrangement of the suprascapular triad with the passage of suprascapular vessels through the suprascapular notch alongside a nerve and a bifid STSL may increase the probability of developing SNES (Figure 2(b)).
A neurosegmental mechanism refers to an effect following an intervention delivered to a specific intersegmental functional spinal unit on a tissue innervated by its corresponding spinal nerve root, an example of this would be an intervention delivered to the C5-C6 functional spinal segment having an effect on the infraspinatus muscle, which is innervated by the suprascapular nerve (origins of the C5 and C6 spinal nerve roots).
Entrapment neuropathy of the suprascapular nerve by a ganglion.
The suprascapular nerve innervates the supraspinatus muscle, and the suprascapular artery is the blood supply.
A three years old boy with no comorbids was brought to the Pediatric Surgery Department at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultanate of Oman, with complaints of left sided suprascapular cystic lesion starting 2 years back.
The pertinent anatomy for this paper includes the roots, the superior trunk, the suprascapular nerve, and the terminal branch nerves.
Branching type Number of Percentage sides (%) Individual origin of SSA, 67 23.8 SpCA and DScA Trunk formation 214 76.2 CDT 107 38 CST 66 23.4 CDST 40 14.3 DST 1 0.3 Totally 281 100 CDT: cervicodorsal trunk; CDST: cervicodorsoscapular trunk CST: cervicoscapular trunk; DScA: dorsal scapular artery; DST: dorsoscapular trunk; SpCA: superficial cervical artery; SSA: suprascapular artery.
Shoulder impingement syndrome is usually treated by resting, use of NSAIDs, subacromial steroids injection, topical anaesthetics, hyaluronate, suprascapular nerve block and physiotherapy.
Conservative treatment includes several modalities, such as nonsteroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), physical therapy, hydrodilatation, oral steroids, intra-articular steroid injection, intra-articular hyaluronic acid injection, and suprascapular block.