Traumatic dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint

Mark Philipson, Nicholas Wallwork

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    Abstract

    Sternoclavicular joint dislocation is an uncommon injury and few clinicians have a great deal of experience treating it. Clinically, it can be surprisingly easy to miss and the presentation is often delayed. Depending on the type of dislocation, the sequelae can be life-threatening or relatively benign.This article discusses the relevant anatomy, clinical presentation, investigation and management of sternoclavicular dislocation and injuries of the medial clavicular physis.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)380-384
    Number of pages5
    JournalOrthopaedics and Trauma
    Volume26
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012

    Keywords

    • Clavicle
    • Dislocations
    • Growth plate
    • Sternoclavicular joint

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