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Acromioclavicular disruption in first class rugby players.
  1. J Webb,
  2. G Bannister
  1. University of Bristol, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Southmead Hospital, UK.


    In a random sample of 105 first class rugby players, 45% gave a history of injury of the acromioclavicular joint. All continued to play at the highest level. The effects of the injury appeared to be minimal. Supraspinatus impingement syndrome commonly associated with acromioclavicular pathology was sought, but not found.

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