Acromioclavicular joint dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso


Right shoulder pain. History of a car accident. Clinically: a bump at the right AC joint is seen.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Dislocation of the right acromioclavicular joint, with the clavicle displaced superiorly.

Widening of the  coracoclavicular (CC) distance (23mm)

Case Discussion

Acromio-clavicular dislocation type III: inferior border of the clavicle is elevated beyond the superior border of the acromion, 

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Case information

rID: 26478
Published: 23rd Dec 2013
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2020
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