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Acromioclavicular joint dislocation - Rockwood V

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation:

Fall on the shoulder in a cycling accident.

Patient Data:

Age: 42
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian

Complete disruption of the acromioclavicular and coracoclavicular ligaments with large haematomas.  Upward migration of the lateral clavicle with contact loss of the acromioclavicular joint surface.  Muscle fibre tear of the trapezius.

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