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Cho, Hahm, and Woo: Subclavian Artery Thrombosis after Operative Treatment of Clavicular Fracture: A Case Report


Altough neurovascular injury following clavicular fracture is significant problems, the incidence is low. Furthermore authors have not be able to find a report which describes subclavian artery injury as a sequela of operative treatment with a screw. We are reporting the case with compression of the subclavian artery by an inadequately long screw, emphasizing the importance of proper technique in implantation.

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