International Journal of Anatomy and Research

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Type of Article: Original Research

Year: 2016 | Volume 4 | Issue 3 | Page No. 2677-2683

Date of Publication: 31-08-2016



Peter Ericson Lingamdenne * 1, Pavani Marapaka 2.

*1 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Kamineni Academy of Medical sciences and research center, Hyderabad,Telangana, India.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Kamineni Academy of Medical sciences and research center, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Address: Peter Ericson Lingamdenne, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Kamineni Academy of Medical sciences and research center, L.B Nagar, Hyderabad,Telangana, India.


Background: Several shoulder pathologies have an anatomical basis. The scapula presents several variations, based on race, sex, and region. The osteometric measurements and morphometric knowledge of the scapula is essential to understand and treat different shoulder disorders.
Objective: The aim of this study was to measure and record the osteometric data of the Human scapulae in Telangana region, India. The clinical importance of these parameters, comparison with anthropometric studies from other regions and review of literature are presented in this paper.
Materials and methods: 50 dry intact scapulae were examined. The maximum length and width of the scapula, angles of the scapula, measurements of the different parameters of glenoid, acromion, coracoid, spine of the scapula were taken .Statistical analysis of the recorded measurements was done and the results tabulated.
Results and Conclusion: The anthropometric measurements of the adult scapula in the Telangana region are reported in this paper. This data could be helpful to understand the normal anatomy, of scapula, play an important role in the management of different shoulder pathologies, rehabilitation of shoulder injuries, contribute to demographic studies, and assist in forensic cases.
Key words: Scapula, Glenoid Cavity, Acromion Process, Floating Shoulder.


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Peter Ericson Lingamdenne, Pavani Marapaka. MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS OF ANTHROPOMETRIC MEASUREMENTS OF THE HUMAN SCAPULA IN TELANGANA REGION, INDIA. Int J Anat Res 2016;4(3):2677-2683. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2016.302




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