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Unilateral duplication of the acromioclavicular joint: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  23543238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clavicle duplication is a rare anatomical variation of the scapular belt: only seven cases have been reported in the literature to date, and only one took note of the existence of a duplication of the acromioclavicular joint. Two hypotheses have been proposed to interpret this variation: genetic factors, or trauma occurred in the growth period. Clavicle duplication should not be mistaken for a quite frequent coracoclavicular joint widely described. The authors report the case of a left acromioclavicular joint duplication in a 51-year-old male patient presenting with left shoulder pain. This case was the first of literature providing 3D CT-scan images.
Authors:
Brice Viard; Jean-Sébastien Karp; Julien Tremlet; Zahed Asali; Pierre Trouilloud; Olivier Trost
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1279-8517     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Radiol Anat     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-4-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608029     Medline TA:  Surg Radiol Anat     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Universitary Hospital of Dijon, 14 rue Gaffarel, 1079, Dijon Cedex, France.
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