Original communication| Volume 69, ISSUE 2, P271-275, February 1971

Total scapulectomy for soft part tumor of the shoulder girdle

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      Two cases of soft part tumor invading the scapula are presented, and the technique of scapulectomy used to treat them is described. The choice of procedure among the different operations for shoulder girdle malignancy was based on the expected good functional and cosmetic results. Postoperative function of the intact limb showed that the procedure was satisfactory and also encompassed the tumor.
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