Scapular fracture, rib fractures and acromioclavicular joint dislocation

Case contributed by Craig Hacking


MVA whilst intoxicated

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Undisplaced comminuted intra-articular fracture of the glenoid process and superior scapular neck and body. Glenohumeral alignment is normal.

Dislocated right acromioclavicular joint.

Multiple displaced right-sided rib fractures. No pneumothorax.

Case Discussion

Don't fall for satisfaction of search when one traumatic injury has been identified as multiple injuries are common. 

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