Acromioclavicular joint injury: type 5

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

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 the classification of those injuries.

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Case information

rID: 40832
Case created: 4th Nov 2015
Last edited: 28th Jan 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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