Sternoclavicular joint dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Brendon Friesen

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Initial imaging

Subtle asymmetry of sternoclavicular joints.

X-ray

Serendipity view

Sternoclavicular joint dislocation difficult to appreciate

CT

CT

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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Case information

rID: 29939
Published: 5th Jul 2014
Last edited: 1st Jan 2020
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