Acromion Fracture and Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation: A Case Report

  • Mohammad Zarei Mail Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Saeed Besharati Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Alireza Moharrami Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Rasoul Ghaedi Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Keywords:
Acromion; Intra-Articular Fractures; Acromioclavicular Joint; Dislocation

Abstract

Background: Acromion fractures are rare injuries that may occur because of shoulder trauma. This may be associated with distal clavicle fractures, which can be an indication for surgery. There are several methods, which are used for fixation of this type of fractures.

Case Presentation: In this paper, we presented a 34 years old man with acromion fracture in contribution to acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocation. We applied a new method for the fixation of this fracture. The fracture was fixed by 2 screws and AC Joint was fixed by a 4-hole hook plate.

Conclusions: It is important to be aware of acromial fracture to not miss them and also for early management so that early recovery and satisfactory results can be gained.

 

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Published
2020-05-07
How to Cite
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Zarei M, Besharati S, Moharrami A, Ghaedi R. Acromion Fracture and Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation: A Case Report. J Orthop Spine Trauma. 4(4):74-76.
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