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clasAc joint sprains

classification system for AC joint sprains

GradeStructures involveds/s
Type II rupture of the AC ligament and partial damage to coracoclavicular sligh laxity, and deformity of AC joint-slight step deformity
Type III complete tearing of AC and coracoclavicular, possible involvement of deltoid and trapezius fascia obvious dislocation of distal end of clavicle from acromion process
Type IV complete tearing of AC and coracoclavicular and tearing of deltoid and trapezius fascia posterior clavicle displacement into the upper fibers of the trapezius
Type V Same as IV displacement of clavicle from acromion one to 3 times height of clavicle when compared to opp limb, clavicle post displacedw/ stripping away of deltoid-trapezius aponeurosis
Type VI Same as IV displacment of clavicle inferiorly under coracoid(possible involvement of brachial plexus)
Type I slight to partial damage to AC ligament and capsule point tenderness over AC joint, no laxity or deformity noted
Created by: jwebst1
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