Acromioclavicular joint dislocation (Rockwood V)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Fall on the shoulder in a cycling accident.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

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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Case information

rID: 18665
Published: 17th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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