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December 2, 1905

FRACTURE OF BOTH CLAVICLES.

JAMA. 1905;XLV(23):1737. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.52510230037003d

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Abstract

On Oct. 17, 1905, Mrs. H. W. H., aged 54, while running clothing from a second-story window out on an endless rope, was precipitated 15 feet below by the breaking of the rope.

Careful examination revealed fracture of the right clavicle at its outer angle and of the left clavicle at its middle. The patient also suffered separation of the os innominatum from the sacrum at the right sacroiliac synchondrosis, with some traumatism to the sacral plexus of nerves.

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