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Pain is minimum buy 250mg chloramphenicol amex, although point tenderness usually can be elicited over the acromioclavicular joint. The roentgenogram is negative ini- tially, but later it may show subperiosteal calcification about the dis- tal end of the clavicle. Roentgenograms reveal the clavicle riding higher than the acromion, but to an extent that is usually less than the width of the clavicle, even while downward stress is applied to the arm. Whenever an acromioclavicular-joint injury is suspected, stress roentgenograms of both shoulders with a 10- to 15-pound weight suspended from each wrist should be included in the work-up. Pain and tenderness are noted over the acromiocla- vicular joint and usually over the distal third of the clavicle and cora- coid process. Deformity is obvious, and the distal end of the clavicle is easily palpable and ballotable. On the roentgenogram, the distal end of the clavicle is above the superior surface of the acromion, and the distance between the clavicle and coracoid process is increased. Special mention should be made of posterior displacement of the distal end of the clavicle. The mechanism of injury is usually a direct blow on the distal end of the clavicle; however, the injury may result from a fall on the posterosuperior aspect of the shoulder. This condition frequently is missed because, even on stress roentgenograms, the clavicle may not show an upward displacement. The treatment of ªcompleteº acromioclavicular dislocations remains contro- versial. However, since the treatment for the majority of type IV, V, and VI injuries is operative, it seems reasonable and practical to remove them from all-inclusive type III category and to create an expanded, more accurate classification system. Type II A moderate force to the point of the shoulder is severe enough to rup- ture the ligaments of the acromioclavicular joint (Fig. The scapula may rotate medially, producing a widening of the acromioclavicular joint. There may be a slight, relative upward displacement of the distal end of the clavicle sec- ondary to a minor stretching of the coracoclavicular ligament.

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