Acromioclavicular joint injury: grade V

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Right acromioclavicular joint injury. The coracoclavicular distance on the right is more than double that on the left.

Case Discussion

Comparison views are very useful when assessing for acromioclavicular joint injuries, with asymmetry important in deciding whether an injury is present but it also helps in grading of those injuries.

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Case Information

rID: 40832
Case created: 4th Nov 2015
Last edited: 12th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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