clavicle fracture

What is clavicle fracture? clavicle fracture is a bone fracture in the clavicle, or collarbone. It is often caused by a fall onto an outstretched upper extremity, a fall onto a shoulder, or a direct blow to the clavicle.

The symptoms of clavicle fracture are

  1. Pain, particularly with upper extremity movement
  2. Swelling
  3. Often, after the swelling has subsided, the fracture can be felt through the skin.
  4. Sharp pain when any movement is made.
  5. Referred pain: dull to extreme ache in and around clavicle area, including surrounding muscles.
  6. Possible nausea, dizziness, and/or spotty vision due to extreme pain
Well..that is little info about clavicle fracture.


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