Ipsilateral posterior sternoclavicular dislocation and fracture of the medial third clavicle: A case report

Varatharaj Mounasamy, Mark Fleming, Mark Birnbaum

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Abstract

Ipsilateral fracture of the medial third clavicle and posterior dislocation of Sternoclavicular joint is an extremely rare presentation. This case report illustrates an 11-year-old male patient with ipsilateral fracture of the medial third clavicle and posterior Dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint sustained after a fall while playing at school. The diagnosis of this condition requires a high incidence of suspicion in view of the potential for associated neurovascular injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-353
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Clavicle
  • Dislocation
  • Sternoclavicular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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