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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The patients with sternoclavicular joint tuberculosis often present with painful swelling, rarely with painless swelling, and very rarely with sinus (9).
A 62-year-old Chinese female patient was evaluated for her bilaterally swelling sternoclavicular joints in our center.
They were excluded if they had trauma within the last month, inflammatory joint disease, local neoplastic disorder, a feeling of instability at the glenohumeral joint, contraindications to passive joint mobilisations at the glenohumeral, acromioclavicular, or sternoclavicular joints, or shoulder pain referred from the vertebral column structures.
Disorders of the sternoclavicular joint, in Rockwood C and Matsen FA (eds): The Shoulder.
Clinical examination revealed the presence of a tender, 6 x 6-cm erythematous swelling over the right sternoclavicular joint.
5 year follow-up, four patients were reported as having deformity at the sternoclavicular joint, one had no deformity and one had a "small prominence.
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A 32-year-old male presented with a mass in the region of his left sternoclavicular joint.
Patient 5 serves as an example of how a relatively common condition, osteoarthritis of the sternoclavicular joint, may manifest clinically as a swelling in the sternoclavicular area.
To date, septic arthritis has been documented in the knee, (9-13) the shoulder, (14,15) the elbow, (16) and the sternoclavicular joint.
4) In addition, osteolytic lesions with cortical disruption and costal or sternoclavicular joint lesions can be seen.
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