Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
versión impresa ISSN 0102-3616
FIGUEIREDO, Marina Juliana Pita Sassioto Silveira de et al. Congenital pseudarthrosis of the clavicle. Rev. bras. ortop. [online]. 2012, vol.47, n.1, pp. 21-26. ISSN 0102-3616. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-36162012000100002.
Congenital pseudarthrosis of the clavicle (PCC) is a rare affection, that can be diagnosed at birth and represent a disturbance of union of the ossification centers. It's more common in girls and in the right side. This study objectives to proceed a revision about the subject, that was searched in online database of LILACS and MEDLINE. We found 56 articles till present data. Besides be a bit infrequent, the PCC must not be missed or even forgotten, especially as differential diagnosis with acute fracture of the clavicle at birth by trauma in the childbirth. The diagnostic is relatively easy and the treatment can be just observation or even surgical.
Palabras llave : Clavicle; Pseudoarthrosis; Congenital Abnormalities.