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Scapula Fractures

Scapula Fractures

Scapula fractures in general

  • Scapula fractures are uncommon
  • Accounts for 1% of all fractures
  • Low incidence due to its thick edges, mobility, recoil and muscular covering
  • Often missed
  • Usually associated with RTA


Fractures of the Body and Spine of the scapula      


  • Most commonly occurs in individuals aged between 40 and 60 years of age
  • Always think of associated injuries in patients with scapula fractures because of the high energy needed to cause these fractures
  • Healing of fractures very quick

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