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My daughter has a suspected fracture of the collarbone but

Patient: My daughter has a suspected fracture of the collarbone but when I saw her xray there was a large gap between the collarbone and tip of the shoulder is that normal

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query.Your daughter has a suspected fracture of the collarbone but when you saw her X-ray there was a large gap between the collarbone and tip of the shoulder is that normal…No this is not at all normal.There is dislocation of this joint and needs treatment under Orthopedic Surgeon’s supervision.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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