Article Text

PDF
Images in paediatrics
A rare clavicular lump in a baby: congenital pseudarthrosis
  1. Andrea Gritz1,
  2. Nick Owen2,
  3. Elinor Sefi1
  1. 1 Department of Paediatrics, The Whittington Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2 Department of Radiology, The Whittington Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Andrea Gritz, Paediatric Critical Care Unit, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BB; andrea.gritz{at}nhs.net

Statistics from Altmetric.com

A 15-day-old baby presented to the accident and emergency department after her mother noticed a lump over the right clavicle. She was born at term, birth weight 3.5 kg, by uncomplicated caesarean section and had reportedly been moving both arms freely since birth.

Examination revealed a non-tender, 1×1 cm protuberance over the right mid-clavicle. Suspecting a fracture, an X-ray was taken, which identified a bony defect without any evidence of callus …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.