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what is AC joint hypertropy how is it treated and what causes it

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
I think you: Are reading and MRI report. The acromio-clavicular joint is in the shoulder between the acromion process of the scapula (shoulder blade bone) and the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
That is a statement : not a question. Just putting a ? mark does not let us kno what Ur question is. This is just stating an MRI reading of findings. Let us know if U had a ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritis: Is probably part of your symptoms, hypertrophy of acromioclavicular joint is commonly seen in arthritis. A MRI shoulder would be needed in case rotato ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Forno
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder pain: Hi there! Chances are you had an MRI of the shoulder for pain. Edema is swelling or water seen on the images. This is typically from inflammation or ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Injection: If still painful after 4 years, surgery may very well be required. Physical therapy and possibly a cortisone injection could be tried first. See an or ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
AC joint: It is basically degenerative arthritis of the AC joint. It is similar to degenerative changes elsewhere in the body. Wear and tear, abnormal mechani ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Possibly related: Questioner asks if rotator cuff ; acromialclavicular (ac) joint injuries are related. These are two separate injuries of contiguous tissues. Significa ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jedediah Jones
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Yes, you could get surgery on your shoulder but it really depends how severe it is and how long ago you injured the shoulder. Surgery is done to recon ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Resection: Well, to have arthrosis from the AC joint means the joint must, by definition exist. So resection of the distal clavicle essentially eliminates the e ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
AC Separation: Ac separation is an injury to the ligaments that connect the collarbone to the scapula. Most heal uneventfully, but some do not. Athletes most likely ... Read More
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