’Cable-maker’s clavicle’: stress fracture of the medial clavicle

@article{Peebles2000CablemakersCS,
  title={’Cable-maker’s clavicle’: stress fracture of the medial clavicle},
  author={Charles R Peebles and Tom Sulkin and Michelle A Sampson},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={29},
  pages={421-423}
}
A 50-year-old man presented with a non-traumatic painful swelling over the medial clavicle. Radiographs showed a poorly defined fracture and the possibility of an underlying pathology was raised. Computed tomography suggested a stress fracture. This prompted a further, more detailed occupational history to be obtained from the patient, which revealed a… CONTINUE READING