Muhammad Akram, Ibrahim Farooq Pasha, Syed Faraz-ul-hassan Shah, Faheem Mubashir Farooqi, Syed Muhammad Awais.
Types of acromion and its association with shoulder impingement syndrome.
Ann King Edward Med Uni Jan ;20(2):144-8.
Objective: To find out the association between shoulder impingement and morphological characteristics of acromion. Methods: This descriptive cross sectional study was conducted at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (DOST-I), Mayo hospital Lahore between 1st January to 30th October 2013. The study population composed of 60 patients of shoulder pain with age 40 years and above. We analyzed demographic variables for frequencies and their associations between variables using SPSS version 17.0. Significance level was p<0.05. Results: Amongst the total 60 patients, majority 36 (60%) were females and 24(40%) were males. We included patients with age group ranged between 40 years and above. Most of them 27 (45%) had type II acromion which is curved in morphology. Conclusion: We concluded that shoulder impingement syndrome was present commonly amongst female than male. It was Bigliani type II acromion causing shoulder impingement in age group of 40 years and above.
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