Acromioclavicular joint injury: grade II

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Fall on the shoulder when climbing a tree.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Disruption of the AC joint capsule and the AC ligaments. Partial rupture of the CC ligaments (the conoid portion seems to be left intact).

Case Discussion

This is a Tossy or Rockwood grade 2 lesion justifying conservative treatment.

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Case information

rID: 19007
Published: 1st Aug 2012
Last edited: 12th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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