Rhomboid fossa - clavicle

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Sudden onset shoulder pain. ?pneumothorax

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

Lungs are well expanded and clear. No pneumothorax. Lucency on the undersurface of the right medial clavicle probably represents a large rhomboid fossa. CT to check.


CT confirms bilateral rhomboid fossa in the medial clavicles. Larger on the right.

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Case information

rID: 80468
Published: 23rd Jul 2020
Last edited: 17th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: NHS Lothian