Toulouse lock Richie Grey will miss Scotland’s summer season tour after pulling out with a hip harm.
The 28-year-old is not going to get replaced within the squad for subsequent month’s video games towards Canada, the USA and Argentina.
Grey will proceed his rehabilitation with Toulouse’s medical group.
Scotland have a number of second-row choices, with Edinburgh trio Lewis Carmichael, Grant Gilchrist and Ben Toolis within the tour social gathering, together with Glasgow Warriors’ Tim Swinson.
Scotland will play on three consecutive Saturdays, beginning with the sport towards Canada in Edmonton on 9 June.
They then play the US in Houston every week later and the ultimate Take a look at is towards Argentina in Resistencia on 23 June.