Vacuum phenomenon in the sternoclavicular joint

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


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Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral sternoclavicular joint intra-articular gas, outlining the intra-articular disc.

Case Discussion

Vacuum phenomena can occur in almost every joint, but this is just a nice little example of gas outlining the SCJ disc.

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Case information

rID: 48873
Published: 28th Oct 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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