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Winging of the scapula: an unusual complication of chest tube placement.
  1. W U Hassan,
  2. N P Keaney
  1. Department of Rheumatology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK.


    Chest tube insertion is generally considered a safe procedure. We describe a patient who developed winging of the scapula following chest tube insertion. This complication has not been documented before.

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