Acromioclavicular joint injury - type V

Case contributed by Dr Balint Botz


Sustained a fall, injured the right shoulder, positive piano key sign upon physical inspection.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

The right distal clavicle shows marked elevation with a significant increase of CC distance (see annotated image). Contralateral side normal. 

Normal alignment post ORIF. 

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Case information

rID: 86881
Published: 16th Mar 2021
Last edited: 1st May 2021
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University of Pécs

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