Rhomboid fossa of both clavicles

Case contributed by Dr Ahmad Hagar

Presentation

Patient complains of fever and dry intermittent cough for 2 days.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Both lung fields and pleural spaces are clear.

Cardiomediastinal contours and hilar regions within normal limits. 

Incidental prominent rhomboid fossa in the inferior surface of the medial aspect of both clavicles - a normal variant.

Case Discussion

The rhomboid fossa consists of a roughened area along the lower surface of the medial end of the clavicle and serves as an attachment for the costoclavicular ligament.

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Case information

rID: 58328
Published: 15th Feb 2018
Last edited: 15th Feb 2018
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