A diagnosis of sternoclavicular joint septic arthritis was made by computed tomography (CT), which confirmed osteomyelitis of the sternoclavicular joint (figure).
The sternoclavicular joint is commonly involved in ankylosing spondylitis, degenerative arthritic conditions (i.
A method for open reduction and internal fixation of the unstable posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocation.
Surgical treatment of dislocations of the sternoclavicular joint.
They operated on 10 patients diagnosed with acute instability of the sternoclavicular joint
but in whom a stable reduction could not be achieved.
A 66-year-old white male presented with a 1-month history of right-sided shoulder and upper arm pain; swelling had subsequently developed in the upper part of his chest in the region of the sternoclavicular joint
Osteoarthritis of the sternoclavicular joint
is a common condition that becomes ubiquitous with advancing age.
Whilst the glenohumeral, acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joints
were included for treatment in the intervention group, I note that the scapulothoracic component was not included.
CT scan of the neck showed a soft tissue density in the distal cervical esophagus at the level of the sternoclavicular joints
, which was felt to represent a nonradio-opaque foreign body (Fig.
He describes range of motion, strength testing, rotator cuff disease and impingement, instability and laxity, the biceps tendon and superior labrum anterior and posterior (SLAP) lesions, and the acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joints
The other joints involved in the shoulder, the acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joints
, are important components to function of the complex.