Spontaneous atraumatic anterior subluxation of the sternoclavicular joint
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At the upper thoracic inlet, around sternoclavicular joints
area, both of clavicle are anotamically near with subclavian arteries and veins, both brachial plexuses esophagus and trachea, both carotid arteries and jugulary veins.
involvement has been reported in 1%-41% patients with rheumatoid arthritis, 2%-28% patients with ankylosing spondylitis, 15% patients with psoriatic arthritis, and rarely in reactive arthritis (9).
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A-25-year-old woman was admitted with the complaints of swelling and pain in the sternoclavicular joint
for two months.
Anatomical mechanisms explaining damage to pacemaker leads, defibrillator leads, and failure of central venous catheters adjacent to the sternoclavicular joint
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Disorders of the sternoclavicular joint
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The "stand-up-straight" message can lead to tension in the torso and legs, while the "shoulders back" message can create tension in the sternoclavicular joint
(4) and ribcage and poses an unnecessary barrier to coordinated movement.
The skin landmarks for the supraclavicular artery exit point are the junction point 3 cm above the clavicle, 8.2 cm from the sternoclavicular joint
and 2.1 cm dorsal to the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
The medial or sternal end is quadrangular and articulates with the clavicular notch of the manubrium sterni to form the sternoclavicular joint
. The articular surface extends to the inferior aspect, for articulation with the first costal cartilage.
He had two-year history of pain in the left shoulder, left anterior thorax around the left sternoclavicular joint
which was present at rest.