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Sprengel deformity

Disease definition

A rare thoracic malformation characterized by an underdeveloped and abnormally high scapula due to its failure to descend to the regular position during embryonic development. The defect is in most cases unilateral and may be associated with other abnormalities, such as deformities of vertebral bodies, fused or absent ribs, or genitourinary anomalies, among others.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • High scapula
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: Q74.0
  • ICD-11: LB72.1
  • OMIM: 184400
  • UMLS: C0152438
  • MeSH: C535802
  • GARD: 7693
  • MedDRA: 10010455
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