Surgical reconstruction of a stress fracture of the acromion after arthroscopic subacromial decompression in an elite tennis player

Stefan Rupp*, Romain Seil, Dieter M. Kohn

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Abstract

We report the case of a stress fracture of the acromion after arthroscopic subacromial decompression in a 31-year-old female elite tennis player. The fracture was treated successfully by surgical reconstruction using two parallel Kirschner wires and a tension band.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)106-108
Number of pages3
JournalArthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Complication
  • Impingement
  • Overhead athlete
  • Stress fracture
  • Subacromial decompression

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