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2022 Apr 21

Int J Surg Case Rep


Occult clavicle osteomyelitis caused by Cutibacterium acnes (C. acnes) after coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction: A case report and review of the literature.


Clavicle osteomyelitis is a rare, but serious complication following operative repair of acromioclavicular (AC) joint separations. Cutibacterium Acnes (C. acnes) is rarely a causative pathogen in clavicle osteomyelitis and diagnosis can be challenging due to the indolent nature of this organism.