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J Korean Shoulder Elbow Soc. 2008 Jun;11(1):62-65. Korean. Case Report.
Kwon YH , Jung GH , Cha SW .
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Gospel Hospital, Kosin University, Busan, Korea. jyujin2001@kosin.ac.kr
Abstract

Isolated acromial fracture is not common and it frequently accompanies fractures to the coracoid process and glenoid bone and also injuries to the acromioclavicular joint. Furthermore, most of these combined acromial fractures have minimal displacement, which needs no additional treatment other than protection for a certain period of time. We have experienced a case of isolated fracture of the posterolateral angle of the acromion, which we reduced and fixated using K-wire and cannulated screws. We report on the technical aspects and clinical results of this reduction and fixation, along with a review of the literature.

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