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The use of bedside ultrasound to diagnose posterior sterno-clavicular dislocation
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A 16-year-old boy attended the emergency department (ED) with a painful shoulder after having fallen playing rugby. At the time of injury, the patient described difficulty in breathing, which later resolved; he also complained of dysphagia. Examination revealed a painful swelling over the sterno-clavicular (SC) joint. …
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