Acromioclavicular joint injury - type 1

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Low-speed cyclist vs car. Tender over right AC joint.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Mild asymmetric widening of the right AC joint (7mm). CC distance is symmetrical. No displacement. No fracture. 

Case Discussion

Mild asymmetric widening of the AC joint without displacement in a symptomatic patient is consistent with a type I injury. 

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Case information

rID: 28623
Published: 3rd Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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