Acromioclavicular joint injury - type II

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Shoulder trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Disruption of the AC joint capsule and the AC ligaments. Partial rupture of the CC ligaments.

Rim rent tearing is seen at the supraspinatus tendon posterior fibers associated with subchondral cystic changes at the greater tuberosity.

Os acromiale is seen. 

Case Discussion

This patient was referred with the history of shoulder pain and immobility after direct shoulder trauma. Regarding the imaging findings, this is a type 2 acromioclavicular injury according to the Rockwood classification.

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Case information

rID: 66872
Published: 14th Mar 2019
Last edited: 14th Mar 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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