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How is a sternoclavicular joint dislocation typically diagnosed?
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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: X-ray
It can sometimes be diagnosed with plain x-ray, but often a better study is ct scan which offers a 3-dimensional view of a 3-dimensional problem. Treatment is based on the severity of the dislocation, the direction of the dislocation, and whether it is acute or chronic.
Suspected acute dislocations require early managment.

In brief: X-ray
It can sometimes be diagnosed with plain x-ray, but often a better study is ct scan which offers a 3-dimensional view of a 3-dimensional problem. Treatment is based on the severity of the dislocation, the direction of the dislocation, and whether it is acute or chronic.
Suspected acute dislocations require early managment.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Ct scan
Physical exam and ct this an unusual joint to dislocate.

In brief: Ct scan
Physical exam and ct this an unusual joint to dislocate.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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