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David Seiden

and Siobhan A. Corbett

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199846085.003.0051
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date: 24 February 2020

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1. What are the two articulations of the clavicle?

The clavicle articulates medially at the sternoclavicular joint and laterally at the acromioclavicular joint. The sternoclavicular joint is extremely stable because of its strong anterior and posterior sternoclavicular ligaments and the costoclavicular ligament. The acromioclavicular is much less stable and frequently dislocates (shoulder separation). The intrinsic ligament of this joint is the acromioclavicular ligament. This joint is also stabilized by the coracoclavicular ligament, which binds the clavicle to the coracoid process....

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