Acromioclavicular joint injury

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Motor bike collision.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Distal clavicle is elevated compared to the acromion in keeping with acromioclavicular joint injury

X-ray

Left AC joint injury with a flake of bone suspicious in keeping with an avulsion fracture. 

Case Discussion

AC joint injuries are important to note as they can be easily overlooked both radiologically and clinically, especially multitrauma patients. 

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Case information

rID: 46627
Case created: 11th Jul 2016
Last edited: 11th Jul 2016
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