Os acromiale

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient was scheduled for arthroscopic surgery in case rotator cuff rupture.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Axial radiograph of the left shoulder showed an os acromiale as an incidental finding.

Case Discussion

An os acromiale represents an unfused accessory center of ossification of the acromion of the scapula. 

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Case information

rID: 20230
Case created: 7th Nov 2012
Last edited: 18th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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