Clavicular fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Excessive crying, swelling near the medial end of left clavicle region.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Female

There is contour abnormality near the medial end of the left clavicle.


There is a clear breach of clavicular cortex near its medial end. There is associated adjacent soft tissue edema.

Case Discussion

An infant presented with excessive crying along with swelling near the medial end of the clavicle. Radiograph shows the altered contour of left clavicle on medial aspect without obvious cortical breach which was well appreciated with ultrasound.

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Case information

rID: 55549
Published: 18th Sep 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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