Scapular line

Scapular line

Surface anatomy of the back. (Inferior angle of scapula labeled at bottom center.)

Posterior view of the thorax and shoulder girdle.
Latin linea scapularis

Anatomical terminology

The scapular line, also known as the linea scapularis, is a vertical line passing through the inferior angle of the scapula.[1]

It has been used in the evaluation of brachial plexus birth palsy.[2]


  2. Waters; Smith, G. R.; Jaramillo, D. (1998). "Glenohumeral deformity secondary to brachial plexus birth palsy". The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 80 (5): 668–677. PMID 9611027.

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