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Management of dislocations of both ends of the clavicle.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2312536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We treated six patients who had a dislocation of both ends of the clavicle (an anterior dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint and a posterior dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint). Two patients who had fewer demands on the shoulder--an elderly woman and a woman who had had an ipsilateral amputation of the hand--did well; they had only minor symptoms after non-operative management. The other four patients (all men) had continuing pain at the acromioclavicular joint; each had a reconstruction of the joint, which resulted in a painless, full range of motion and return to normal activity. No patient had continuing pain in the sternoclavicular joint.
Authors:
J O Sanders; F A Lyons; C A Rockwood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0021-9355     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Am     Publication Date:  1990 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-19     Completed Date:  1990-04-19     Revised Date:  2010-10-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0014030     Medline TA:  J Bone Joint Surg Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  399-402     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284-7774.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acromioclavicular Joint / injuries*,  radiography,  surgery
Adult
Aged
Dislocations / radiography,  surgery*
Female
Humans
Male
Sternoclavicular Joint / injuries*,  radiography,  surgery

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