Acromial morphology: the enigma of terminology
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- Chambler, A. & Emery, R. Knee Surgery (1997) 5: 268. doi:10.1007/s001670050062
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Variation in acromial morphology has been associated with the pathogenesis of subacromial impingement syndrome and rotator cuff disease. However, the use of a multitude of different descriptive terminology has lead to confusion in the literature concerning acromial architecture. This review is aimed to show the discrepancy in the literature of acromial morphology and advise suitable terminology to prevent confusion in the future.