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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}

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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 …

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