BILATERAL CLAVICLE FRACTURES TREATED WITH SCREW INTRAMEDULLARY FLEXIBLE NAIL

Authors

  • Priyam Choudhury Research Trainee, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32224
  • Ashutosh Mohapatra Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics, Mohapatra Hospital, Ulhasnagar,421003, India
  • Piyush Gadegone Resident, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, 400022, India
  • Wasudeo Gadegone Consultant, Gadegone Hospital, Chandrapur, Maharashtra, 442502,India
  • Rabinarayan Mohapatra Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics, Mohapatra Hospital, Ulhasnagar,421003, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55519/JAMC-04-9687

Keywords:

Bilateral Clavicle Fractures, Unusual, Rare, Closed Reduction, Intramedullary Nail

Abstract

Clavicle fractures have been known to be common injuries with a reported incidence of 2.4–4% amongst all fractures, however the incidence of bilateral clavicle fractures is rare. A thorough search of all English language journals revealed that bilateral clavicle fractures comprised 0.43% of all clavicle fractures, with an overall incidence of between 0.011–0.017%. Though the surgical intervention of clavicle fractures uses many implants, never has been screw intramedullary flexible nail been used in a bilateral clavicle fracture. We report a case of a 32-year-old male who presented with bilateral clavicle fracture and was treated successfully. Keywords: Bilateral clavicle fractures, closed reduction, internal fixation, intramedullary

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Published

2022-09-28