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Cho, Kim, Kang, and Oh: Traumatic Double Dislocation of Clavicle: Report of a Case


Dislocation of both ends of clavicle is a rare injury. It was first described by porral in 1831. By 1923 Beckman had reported the sixteenth case, and a eighteenth was added by A. S. Jain in 1984. In most of the cases so far reported the injury has been the result of major trauma. This present report describes a further case of dislocation of both ends of the clavicle, otherwise known as traumatic floating clavicle, double dislocation of the clavicle or pan-clavicular dislocation. Authors experienced a case of traumatic double dislocation which was the result of minor fall in a car than major trauma.

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