Coracoclavicular joint- bilateral

Case contributed by Ashesh Ishwarlal Ranchod
Diagnosis certain


Known chronic hypertensive and diabetic. Suspected chest infection. Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

There is a normal cardiothoracic ratio with a left ventricular configuration consistent with a history of chronic hypertension and no signs of cardiac decompensation. The lung fields are clear. There are bilateral coracoclavicular joints.

Annotated images


Annotated, zoomed, normal and reverse windows to highlight the bilateral coracoclavicular joints.

Case Discussion

Incidental finding of bilateral coracoclavicular joints, an accessory but normal variant articulation.

Usually of no acute clinical significance however can develop degenerative change and possibly represent a source of shoulder pain.

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