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Table 1 Summary of previous reports on abscesses occurring within the subscapularis muscle

From: Dorsal subscapularis approach for the surgical drainage of subscapularis intramuscular abscess: a case report

Author Age / Sex Predisposing condition Complication Abscess region Surgical drainage
Handorf CR (1983) [1] 19 / male Sepsis Pneumonia Subscapular space - SSc
Babayiğit A et al. (2009) [3] 7 / male Blunt trauma Subscapular space - SSc
Yilmaz G et al. (2012) [4] 9 / female Diabetes Sepsis Pneumonia Subscapular space - SSc +
Mourkus H et al. (2018) [2] 7 / male Glenohumeral joint space - SSc +
Patel K et al. (2018) [5] 38 / female Blunt trauma Subscapular space - SSc +
Our case 67 / female Sepsis Meningitis Glenohumeral joint space - SSc +
  1. SSc Subscapularis