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Just another motorcycle accident?
  1. Arthur Chi Kin Cheung1,
  2. Tony Ham Tung Sung2
  1. 1 Emergency Medicine Unit, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  2. 2 Department of Radiology, Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital, Hong Kong, China
  1. Correspondence to Arthur Chi Kin Cheung, Emergency Medicine Unit, 26/F, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Office, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; arthurck{at}

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Clinical introduction

A previously healthy 53-years-old man presented to the Emergency Department with bilateral shoulder and upper back pain (left-sided pain was more prominent) after his motorcycle aquaplaned at around 30 km per hour and he fell onto his left side of body. Physical examination showed left mid-clavicular tenderness, but there was no wound nor bruising. There was left-sided upper back muscle strain, but otherwise no tenderness over chest wall, both sides of shoulders and upper limbs. X-ray of left clavicle was …

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  • Contributors ACKCC: conceptualisation, writing—original draft preparation, writing—reviewing and editing. THTS: image acquisition, supervision.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient and public involvement Patients and/or the public were not involved in the design, or conduct, or reporting or dissemination plans of this research.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.