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Scapulocostal syndrome

scapulocostal syndrome scap·u·lo·cos·tal syndrome (skāp’yə-lō-kŏs’təl)
Pain in the upper or posterior part of the shoulder radiating into the neck, head, arm, or chest, caused by an abnormal relationship between the scapula and the posterior wall of the thorax.


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