Sternoclavicular joint dislocation

Case contributed by Brendon Friesen
Diagnosis certain

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male

Initial imaging


Subtle asymmetry of sternoclavicular joints.

Serendipity view


Sternoclavicular joint dislocation difficult to appreciate

Right posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocation.

Anterolateral displacement of right clavicular epiphysis.

Case Discussion

This is an interesting case of a right posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocation with anterolateral displacement of the medial clavicular epiphysis. The dislocation was not appreciated even on serendipity view, an advanced radiographic investigation. 

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