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clavicle

Anatomy
1. either of the two bones connecting the shoulder blades with the upper part of the breastbone
2. the corresponding structure in other vertebrates
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clavicle

[′klav·ə·kal]
(anatomy)
A bone in the pectoral girdle of vertebrates with articulation occurring at the sternum and scapula.
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Fracture of the clavicle is common in occurrence with the incidence of approximately 5% of all fractures seen in hospital emergency admissions.
Case 2 Presentationwith with short statue, bilateral growth failure in the clavicles (pseudoarthrosis on the right side ard lateral aplasia on the left one), widened pubic symphysis, coxa vara, dertal problems, progressive scoliosis/kyphosis, and a positive family history.
The venous architecture forms a circle of veins around each clavicle.
Table II shows the identification point (IP) values; percentage bone identified, and test of significance from 454 Isan Thai clavicles. It was found that the percentage bone identified of the C1 of both sexes and C2 of only males is greater than 80 % as compared to the rest parameters (Table II).
Reconstruction of Three-Dimensional Clavicle Model.
Radiograph of the right clavicle and shoulder joint revealed marked sclerosis of right clavicle (Figure 1B).
On palpation, both the clavicles were found missing.
Fractures of the clavicle have been traditionally treated non-operatively.
Results: The nutrient foramen was observed in all 50 (100%) clavicles. Total 82 foramina were observed.
In this report, we present a 28-year-old man with the regression of the condensing osteitis of the clavicle after the extraction of a decayed tooth.
For the creation of finite element models, artificial clavicles with a Scorpion or an LCP clavicle hook plate attached were photographed with a [micro]CT device (inspeXio SMX-90CT, Shimazu, Japan).