Injuries to clavicle

Causes Diagnosis Management
  • Fall on outstretched hand
  • 2. Fall on the point of the shoulder
  • 3. Blunt injury to shoulder
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  • Inspection: Patient assumes a posture in which the elbow is held inwards and upwards
  • Palpation
  • X-ray
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  • Reduction
  • Fixation for 3-4 weeks
  • Sling for immobilization

 

 

Lateral shaft fracture Midshaft fracture

 

 

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