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Acromion Fracture Case

 

 

50y/o male sustained a displaced Type III acromion fracture in a fall onto shoulder. Axillary injury view shown.

AP injury view of acromion fracture.
Underwent ORIF via a posterior Judet approach. Surgical exposure shown. Patients is in lateral decubitus position with the head to left in the image.
Reduction and fixation was performed with a Synthes 3.5mm pelvic reconstruction plate and non-locking cortical screws.  
 Follow up AP xray of acromion fracture.
 Follow up axillary view of acromion fracture following ORIF. 

 

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