Posterior dislocation of sternoclavicular joint

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Injury at football.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Posterior dislocation of sternoclavicular joint.

No associated vascular injury.

Case Discussion

Posterior dislocation of the clavicle is rare and may be associated with vascular injury. An angiogram and a venogram should be performed to exclude vascular rupture and/or laceration.

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Case information

rID: 17598
Published: 28th Apr 2012
Last edited: 16th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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