Radiographic joint space in normal acromioclavicular joints.

  title={Radiographic joint space in normal acromioclavicular joints.},
  author={Claes J. Petersson and Inga Redlund-Johnell},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  volume={54 3},
The acromioclavicular joint space in standard antero-posterior images of 151 normal subjects was measured. The joint space was significantly wider in men. There was a highly significant reduction of the joint space with age in both men and women and in persons past 60 a joint space of 0.5 mm or less is not pathological. A joint space wider than 7 mm in men and 6 mm in women is abnormal. The measuring technique described is useful in population studies. In individual cases a simple measurement… CONTINUE READING

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