EURORAD ESR

Case 13917

Acromio-clavicular injury

Author(s)
Rania Zeitoun, MD, FRCR

Kasr Alainy School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,
Cairo University,
Radiology;
Kasr AlAiny
11562 Cairo, Egypt;
Email:raniazeitoun@gmail.com,
rania.zeitoun@kasralainy.edu.eg
 
Patient
male, 33 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Acromio-clavicular joint injury

    Plain radiography showing widened acromio-clavicular distance > 8 mm while coraco-clavicular distance is maintained.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Acromio-clavicular joint injury
     

    Sagittal T2 inages showing thickened superior acromio-clavicular ligament

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Coronal STIR images showing oedema signal of superior acromio-clavicular ligament.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Coronal STIR images showing oedema signal of superior acromio-clavicular ligament.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coraco-clavicular ligament
     

    Sagittal T2 images showing intact coraco-clavicular ligament.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Sagittal T2 images showing intact coraco-clavicular ligament.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
Plain radiography showing widened acromio-clavicular distance > 8 mm while coraco-clavicular distance is maintained.
 
Sagittal T2 inages showing thickened superior acromio-clavicular ligament
 
Coronal STIR images showing oedema signal of superior acromio-clavicular ligament.
 
Coronal STIR images showing oedema signal of superior acromio-clavicular ligament.
 
Sagittal T2 images showing intact coraco-clavicular ligament.
 
Sagittal T2 images showing intact coraco-clavicular ligament.
 
 
 
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