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Acromion Fracture S42.123A 811.01

acromion fracture xray

acromion fracture ORIF picture

acromion fracture post-op xray

ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
Etiology / Natural History Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis
Anatomy Complications
Clinical Evaluation Follow-up Care
Xray / Diagnositc Tests Review References

synonyms:acromion fracture, acromion fx, broken shoulder

Acromion Fracture ICD-10

A- initial encounter for closed fracture

B- initial encounter for open fracture

D- subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

G- subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing

K- subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion

P- subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion

S- sequela

Acromion Fracture ICD-9

Acromion Fracture Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History


Acromion Fracture Anatomy


Acromion Fracture Clinical Evaluation


Acromion Fracture Xray / Diagnositc Tests


Acromion Fracture Classification / Treatment

  • Type I=non displaced.  Avulsion fx(type IA), non displaced fx (IB). Treatment = nonoperative.
  • Type II=displaced, but does not cause a reduction in the subacromial space. Treatment = nonoperative.
  • Type III=displaced causeing reduction in subacromial space either by inferior displacement or by being associated with an ipsilateral superiorly displaced glenoid neck fx. Treatment = ORIF

Acromion Fracture Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis


Acromion Fracture Complications


Acromion Fracture Follow-up Care


Acromion Fracture Review References





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