Conoid tubercle avulsion fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
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Coracoclavicular ligament avulsion of conoid tubercle of the clavicle. Acromioclavicular joint widening.

Case Discussion

If the coracoclavicular ligament holds, then either the coracoid process of the scapula will fracture or the conoid tubercle of the clavicle (like in this case) will be avulsed.

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Case information

rID: 2765
Published: 22nd May 2008
Last edited: 3rd Apr 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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