Symptomatic anterior sternoclavicular joint secondary to a Bicipital rib

Samuel M. Alaish, F. Dylan Stewart, Laura M. Fayad

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This case report details the diagnosis and treatment of a previously unreported complication of a congenital chest wall anomaly. Our patient presented with a painful anterior sternoclavicular joint subluxation secondary to a bicipital rib. Thoracic magnetic resonance and computed tomographic imaging provided the diagnosis. Complete resolution of symptoms was achieved after resection of the bicipital rib.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e23-e26
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008


  • Bicipital rib
  • Congenital anomaly
  • Sternoclavicular joint
  • Subluxation
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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