A Rare Acromioclavicular Joint Injury in a Twelve-Year-Old Boy: A Case Report

Kirkos, John M.; Papavasiliou, Kyriakos A.; Sarris, Ioannis K.; Kapetano, George A.
November 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 11, p2504
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a rare left acromiovlavicular joint injury in a 12-year-old boy after a bicycle accident. Through computed tomography scan, the result show fracture of the lateral part of the clavicle and a complete rupture of the coracovlavicular ligaments. It denotes that acquiring magnetic resonance imaging scans are important part of a careful evaluation of any injury to the lateral part of the clavicle in a child before deciding to proceed with operative treatment.


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