Left Clavicle Fracture with Surgical Fixation - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit depicts a left clavicle fracture with surgical fixation. The first illustration shows the post-accident condition, in which the left clavicle has a displaced mid-shaft fracture. The second illustration shows open reduction and internal fixation of the clavicular nonunion, in which an incision is made over the clavicle for placement of the fixation plate and multiple screws. The third illustration shows the post-operative condition, including the fixated clavicle fracture with a 9-hole plate and multiple screws. Two x-rays are included in this exhibit: the first one shows the post-accident fracture of the clavicle, and the second x-ray shows the post-operative condition with the 9-hole plate and screws in place.