Tag: orthopedics

So Bored I Threw a Punch (Fight Bite)

A 25 year-old male is brought into the emergency room after an argument about whether Tom Brady is the “Greatest Of All Time” turned into fistacuffs. He is alert, oriented, slightly intoxicated, and has visible injuries including a black eye,…

Acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocations

By Jaime Moran MD, PGY-3 Edited by Dr. deSouza Acromioclavicular joint dislocations: the “Separated” shoulder EPIDEMIOLOGY & MECHANISM OF INJURY 9-12% of shoulder girdle injuries More common in males Usually results as a direct blow to the shoulder; less commonly…