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24 August, 01:34

If an athlete comes off the field supporting his/her injured arm, with their head tilted towards the injured shoulder and their chin turned towards the opposite side. Which injury have they likely sustained?

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  1. 24 August, 02:31
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    The correct answer will be - Fracture of the clavicle bone

    Explanation:

    The clavicle is the bone present between the rib-cage and the scapula and joins the arm to the body. The clavicle is also known as the collar bone and is one of the main bone of the shoulder.

    The collar bone breaks vary and the most common cause of the break is the direct blow to the shoulder which breaks the bone into pieces by putting enough pressure on the collar bone.

    In the given question, since the athlete comes off from the injured arm and injured shoulder with chin in the opposite direction which could have occurred due to fracture of the clavicle.

    Thus, fracture of the clavicle is the correct answer.
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