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Os Acromionale Cases

Os Acromionale xray

 32 y/o male with symptomatic os acromionale (mesoacromionale) which failed to improve with non-operative managment.

Axillary view shown.

 

Os Acromionale xray

A/P view

Os Acromionale ORIF

Underwent debridement on non-union site with fixation using k-wires and figure-of-8 #5 non-absorbabe suture.

A/P post-operative view

Os Acromionale ORIF

Axillary post-operative view.

Headless compression screws with or without non-absorbable suture likely provides improved compression with decreased risk of hardware failure or migration.