Clavicle fracture

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Child
X-ray

Shoulder x-rays

The very distal aspect of the clavicle is fractured. The fracture appears comminuted, and involves the acromioclavicular joint. The coracoclavicular distance is somewhat widened. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates a relatively uncommon clavicular fracture, namely one involving the very lateral aspect. 

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Case information

rID: 8166
Published: 16th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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