Acromioclavicular joint injury: grade II

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


Gendarme. Fall off motocycle. Right shoulder injury.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Widened acromioclavicular joint with elevation of the clavicle compared to the acromion, but not above the superior acromial border. Increased coracoclavicular distance. Local edema, soft tissue swelling.


Case Discussion

These features are consistent with a grade II acromioclavicular joint injury according to the Rockwood classification.

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Case information

rID: 49917
Published: 9th Dec 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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