Spontaneous atraumatic anterior subluxation of the sternoclavicular joint.

  title={Spontaneous atraumatic anterior subluxation of the sternoclavicular joint.},
  author={Charles A. Rockwood and J M Odor},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={71 9},
We reviewed the cases of thirty-seven young patients, ten to thirty-six years old, who had had spontaneous atraumatic anterior subluxation of the sternoclavicular joint. Sudden atraumatic subluxation is quite alarming to the patient and the physician. Twenty-nine of the thirty-seven patients were treated non-operatively by observation and rehabilitative measures. Eight patients had been treated elsewhere with attempted operative reconstruction of the sternoclavicular joint or with resection… CONTINUE READING


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