Fractured clavicle and bent ORIF cannulated screw

Case contributed by Craig Hacking
Diagnosis certain


Fall over scooter handlebars.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Right clavicle midshaft fracture with inferior angulation. The cannulated clavicular ORIF screw is bent by the fracture (angulated inferiorly).

Case Discussion

Example of failure of an internal fixation screw due to trauma. The screw was inserted years earlier for the management of a displaced fracture.

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