Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 10

Quadruple Disruption of the Superior Shoulder Suspensory Complex: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Ehab M Farhan and Saif S Aldhuhoori*

FRCS Consultant Orthopedics and Trauma Surgeon, Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Saif S Aldhuhoori, FRCS Consultant Orthopedics and Trauma Surgeon, Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Received: August 11, 2022; Published:

Abstract

The superior shoulder suspensory complex (SSSC) is an extremely important structure composed of a ring of bone and soft tissues at the superior aspect of the shoulder. Double disruption leads to instability of the construct and usually requires operative treatment. Triple disruption of the SSSC is extremely rare and is encountered in high-energy trauma cases often in association with other injuries. The authors experienced a case of quadruple disruption involving the acromion, glenoid, and segmental clavicle fracture. This type of SSSC disruption is unlikely to have been caused by a single impact and is rather caused by multiple impacts during one traumatic event.

Keywords: Superior Shoulder Suspensory Complex; Quadruple Disruption; Clavicle; Acromion, Coracoid; Acromioclavicular Joint

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Citation

Citation: Ehab M Farhan and Saif S Aldhuhoori. “Quadruple Disruption of the Superior Shoulder Suspensory Complex: Case Report and Review of the Literature". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.10 (2022): 00-00.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Ehab M Farhan and Saif S Aldhuhoori. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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