Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Jonas Andermahr, Michael McKee, Diane Nam

Clavicle Diaphyseal simple, spiral

Operative treatment

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.

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