Acromial fracture - ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


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

Patient Data

Age: 50 yrs
Gender: Male

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
Published: 5th Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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