Radiographics 2020 Sep-Oct;40(5):1355-1382. Epub 2020 Aug 7.
From the Institute of Radiology, St. Luke's Medical Center Global City, Department of Radiology, Philippine Orthopedic Center, Maria Clara St, Santa Mesa Heights, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1100 (D.V.F.); Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Laboratorio Delboni Auriemo, DASA, São Paulo, Brazil (P.K.G.); Department of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Ayudas Diagnósticas Sura, Medellín, Colombia (C.M.G.); Department of Radiology, Clínica Internacional, Lima, Peru (D.F.U.); and Department of Radiology, UCSD Health System, San Diego, Calif (M.N.P.).
The acromioclavicular joint is an important component of the shoulder girdle; it links the axial skeleton with the upper limb. This joint, a planar diarthrodial articulation between the clavicle and the acromion, contains a meniscus-like fibrous disk that is prone to degeneration. The acromioclavicular capsule and ligaments stabilize the joint in the horizontal direction, while the coracoclavicular ligament complex provides vertical stability. Read More