Orthopedics- Upper extremity #1

Posted on: February 25, 2019, by :

Jennifer Chapman, MD Children’s National Medical Center

A 12yo boy football player is complaining of right upper chest pain after being tackled and struck in that area by another helmeted player. It is painful to raise his arm anteriorly or to abduct.

An Xray is ordered:




Our Orthopedic colleague will share clinical pearls related to this case 1 week after posting.

Thank you!

Jennifer Chapman
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