Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of Clavicle: A Rare Diagnosis in
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Clavicle is the most common bone to get fractured during
delivery process. Birth trauma contributes to most of the
cases, with a reported frequency of 15 per 1000 live births. The association of clavicular fracture with brachial plexus
injuries is well-known hence, it prompts a thorough neurological evaluation in the presence of clavicular fracture. We described a neonate with congenital pseudoarthrosis of the right clavicle, which is a rare entity in neonatal period.

Twins born through uncomplicated vaginal delivery to
primigravida mother at 32 weeks of gestational age requiring no resuscitation at birth was referred for respiratory distress since birth. First born was asymptomatic whereas, second was having severe respiratory distress (Silvermann score 5/10). Chest X-ray done to ascertain the etiology revealed fractured right clavicle at the medial end with both the fractured segments aligned at the same level and their borders being sclerotic. Clinically, there was no visible or palpable swelling at the site and there was no injury mark in the overlying skin.....

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