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Scapulothoracic bursitis as a significant cause of breast and chest wall pain: underrecognized and undertreated.

Authors
  • Boneti, Cristiano
  • Arentz, Candy
  • Klimberg, V Suzanne
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Publisher
Springer - Society of Surgical Oncology
Publication Date
Sep 30, 2010
Volume
17 Suppl 3
Pages
321–324
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-010-1232-8
PMID: 20853053
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Shoulder bursitis represents a significant cause of breast/chest pain (22.3% or 103/461) and can be successfully treated with a local injection at site of maximum tenderness in the medial scapular border.

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