Published: 2019-04-26

Three-year follow-up after Woodward procedure in children with Sprengel’s deformity

Panji Sananta, Respati S. Dradjat, Inggra Vivayuna


Sprengel deformity is a rare congenital disorder characterized by a congenital high scapula caused by obstruction of the development of the scapula, which accompanies bone, muscle and cartilage during pregnancy. This scapular deformity can be associated with other congenital malformations such as rib abnormalities, scoliosis, and Klippel-Feil syndrome. This is a follow-up of 3-year-old children with Sprengel deformity, cavendish grade 3 who were treated with the Woodward procedure. Authors conclude that the Woodward procedure is an effective procedure for obtaining good functional and cosmetic results.


High scapula, Sprengel's deformity, Undescended scapula, Woodward procedure

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