Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Jonas Andermahr, Michael McKee, Diane Nam

Clavicle Diaphyseal simple, spiral

General considerations

A1 fractures are common fractures of the clavicle. They are usually treated conservatively if there is not a major displacement. A1 fractures are not amenable to intramedullary fixation because of the risk of telescoping effect.

Appendix

Shortcuts

Contact | Disclaimer | AO Foundation

2.0 2016-12-05