Coracoclavicular joint

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Fall while ice-skating. Injury to the left shoulder. Concern for fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Male

No evidence of acute bone injury. Normal variant coracoclavicular joint noted. Mild degenerative change also evident.

Case Discussion

At the junction of the middle and lateral third of the clavicle is a prominent conoid tubercle that articulates with the coracoid process. This represents the coracoclavicular joint, a normal variant.

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Case information

rID: 32663
Published: 8th Dec 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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