Rhomboid fossa of the clavicle
Pre op CXR
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The lungs and pleural spaces are clear. Cardiomediastinal contours and hilar regions within normal limits. Incidental prominant left rhomboid fossa of the clavicle on the left - a normal variant.
At the attachment of the costoclavicular (rhomboid) ligament, there may be a tuberosity or depression, known as the rhomboid fossa of variable size that may mimic disease. A rhomboid fossa is more common in younger adults and males.
- 1. Rogers NL, Flournoy LE, McCormick WF. The rhomboid fossa of the clavicle as a sex and age estimator. J. Forensic Sci. 2000;45 (1): 61-7.