Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 25–26 | Cite as

The costoclavicular joint

  • Inga Redlund-Johnell


Two patients with a costoclavicular joint were discovered by chance during a survey of cervical spines. These seem to be the first to be described in the radiological literature. No other case was found in a further review of 500 consecutive spine radiographs. The costoclavicular joint is a variant of the ligamentous connection between the medial part of the clavicle and the first rib.

Key words

Clavicle Costoclavicular joint Rib 


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© International Skeletal Society 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Inga Redlund-Johnell
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  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Malmö General HospitalUniversity of LundMalmöSweden

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