Clavicle fracture

What is Clavicle fracture?

This is also called collar bone fracture the bone which is situated above the rib cage this is the first bone before the first rib clavicle bone attached to the shoulder joint

Questions and answers on "Clavicle fracture"

I am wondering in an 18 month old infant is a right clavicular fracture more likely due to a 2 foot fall as reported by family or by some type of...

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Brief Answer:
Both causes are possible.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.

Both causes of...

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my 11 yo child fell off her horse, how long does it take to find out if she injured her collarbone or any other injuries? she seems fine but is...

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Hello,

Thanks for posting your query.

Clavicle fractures are often caused by a direct blow to the shoulder. This can happen during a fall onto the...

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hello doc Im having a small swelling in the lower part of the scm muscle and just above medial clavicle which started appearing 6 months back and...

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hello,
I have studied your case and I think that you should not take it lightly. I would recommend you to follow these.
1.Meet a orthopaedic doctor...

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I have a broken collar bone that has to be reset. which will need to be plated or just screwed. they have said they will remove the plates or...

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Tuesday FEB 08 2011 My baby born after 4 days we find out that our babay right hand is not moving but finger are moving. Than we concern with the...

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I am experiencing mild pain on the left side of the chest just below clavicle bone and to the left arm for the last few weeks. When I do some...

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