Medial clavicle fracture

Case contributed by Dr Dai Roberts

Presentation

Fall, medial shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Undisplaced medial right clavicle fracture.  No pneumothorax.

Case Discussion

Clavicle fractures are common in younger patients, and the location and degree of displacement should be described.  An important check area is the lung apex for a concurrent pneumothorax

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Case information

rID: 80392
Published: 22nd Jul 2020
Last edited: 24th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: St. Paul's Hospital

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