Acromioclavicular joint injury: grade 2
Fell off horse and landed on elbow. Pain and disability to shoulder.
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AC joint space and CC distances are widened. The distal clavicle is displaced superiorly compared to the acromion. Overlying soft tissue swelling. No fracture. Glenohumeral joint is normal.
Grade II acromioclavicular joint injury.
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Grading of AC joint injuries can be a useful guide for treatment as higher grades will often require operative management while lower grades are typically managed non-operatively.