Acromioclavicular joint injury - Rockwood III
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Trauma to right shoulder
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Complete disruption of the acromioclavicular and coracoclavicular ligaments and associated acromioclavicular joint effusion with joint capsule rupture. Upward migration of the lateral clavicle with contact loss of the acromioclavicular joint surface. Muscle fiber tear of the trapezius and deltoid muscles.
According to Rockwood classification, this injury is considered type III acromioclavicular joint injury.