Acromioclavicular joint injury - grade II

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


Fall off motorcycle. Right shoulder injury.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
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: 11th Jul 2020
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