oa South African Medical Journal - Remission of rheumatic symptoms and headache by transecting the coracoacromial ligament - a preliminary report

Volume 47, Issue 29
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Transection of the coraco-acromial ligament relieved the pain in 7 out of 9 shoulders, 3 out of 4 headaches and in 2 painful necks. It was ineffective in 2 rheumatoid patients.

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