Acromial fracture - ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

H/o fall on ground. Plain radiograph - Acromian undisplaced fracture. Referred for ultrasound to check cuff integrity.

Patient Data

Age: 50 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Cortical breach is noted in acromian.

Cuff - intact and normal.

Case Discussion

Its a definite cortical breach in acromian.

When there is os acromiale, it appears like ' a second acromio-clavicular joint' ; posterior to normal acromio-claviclar joint.

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Case Information

rID: 26729
Case created: 5th Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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