AC Dislocations, SC Dislocations, and Scapula Fractures

  • Brandon S. Schwartz
  • Raymond Pensy
  • W. Andrew Eglseder
  • Joshua M. Abzug
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Fractures and dislocations about the shoulder girdle are commonly seen in the pediatric population. This chapter discusses scapula fractures, acromioclavicular dislocations, and sternoclavicular dislocations in children and adolescents. The epidemiology, pathoanatomy, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment options of these injuries are discussed. The chapter will include data from the limited number of pediatric studies on these topics as well as data extrapolated from the adult literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brandon S. Schwartz
    • 1
  • Raymond Pensy
    • 1
  • W. Andrew Eglseder
    • 1
  • Joshua M. Abzug
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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