The deceptive nature of clavicle fractures in young patients

Megan Schimpf, Carlos Neira, Edward G. McFarland

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What looks a lot like an acromioclavicular separation in an adolescent may be a distal clavicle fracture instead, as illustrated in a case report. The difference is important because some AC separations require surgical repair.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-128
Number of pages10
JournalPhysician and Sportsmedicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation


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