Medial clavicle fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


History of fall

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

CT shows a fracture of the medial third of the right clavicle, which is displaced anteriorly. Sternoclavicular joint is also subluxed.

Case Discussion

Medial third fractures are relatively rare 5% -6%, and are generally associated with other thoracic injuries particularly with posterior displacement or dislocation of the medial component.

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Case information

rID: 30233
Published: 27th Jul 2014
Last edited: 7th May 2020
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