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An unusual fracture of the scapular body
  1. S M Y Ahmed,
  2. R Ahmad,
  3. S Shobaki
  1. Department of Orthopaedics, Weston General Hospital, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 MrS M Y Ahmed
 Weston General Hospital, 30 Hope Street, West Macclesfield SK10 1BE, UK; shahbazmy{at}

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