sternoclavicular joint


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ster·no·cla·vic·u·lar joint

[TA]
the synovial articulation between the medial end of the clavicle and the manubrium of the sternum and cartilage of the first rib; an articular disc subdivides the joint into two cavities.

ster·no·cla·vic·u·lar joint

(stĕr'nō-klă-vik'yū-lăr joynt) [TA]
The synovial articulation between the medial end of the clavicle and the manubrium of the sternum and cartilage of the first rib.

sternoclavicular joint

The joint space between the sternum and the medial extremity of the clavicle.
See also: joint
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Tan, "Sternoclavicular joint infection: Classification of resection defects and reconstructive algorithm," Archives of Plastic Surgery, vol.
Sternoclavicular joint disease in psoriatic arthritis.
Sistrom, "Dislocations of the sternoclavicular joint: anatomic basis, etiologies, and radiologic diagnosis," Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, vol.
The diagnosis of primary tuberculosis of the sternoclavicular joint was made histologically.
Plain film radiography of the left sternoclavicular joint revealed condensation of the inferior half of the medial end of the left clavicle (Figure-1).
Direct observations on the function of the capsule of the sternoclavicular joint in clavicular support.
Chest wall abscess can evolve from a simple soft-tissue infection, osteomyelitis of the rib(s), infection of the costochondral junction with destruction of the surrounding ribs, or infection of the sternoclavicular joint [2].
The most important role of MDCT in clavicle fracture evaluation relies in the assessment of medial fractures and injuries affecting the sternoclavicular joint, especially in the diagnosis of sternoclavicular dislocation [16].
Out of the two SH, the medial fleshy head arose from the anterolateral surface of the manubrium sterni, while the lateral tendinous head was arising from the sternum close to sternoclavicular joint, and both fused with each other near its attachment to the mastoid process.
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Joint manipulation was also performed at the left sternoclavicular joint and at the cervical and thoracic spine, as they were palpated to be restricted.