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Fractured collarbone

Hi,
I had an accident 6 days ago and from the emergency room I’ve been told that my left collarbone is fractured and the left scapula is fissured and I had fitted a figure 8 brace.
As long as I lay in bed on my back I feel no pain, but is very painful and difficult to lift my upper body. Collarbone doesn’t hurt at all.
I feel a lot of pain in my upper left back near the spine, underneath the left armpit and on the top of the abdomen on right side. The pain feels like stabbing. 
Could you please let me know what is your opinion about my x-ray and if the pain is normal on those areas.
Thank you very much!

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Dr. Hamid R
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Dear @angella ,

I am sorry to hear of your accident. You indeed have a fractured clavicle (collarbone). I am not quite sure what they meant by a 'fissured scapula'. Clavicle fractures can be treated conservatively - by an arm sling if there no open wounds, skin is not tented and/or if you have no injuries to the blood vessels and nerves in the area. Having said that, there are studies that show that collarbone fractures with significant displacement and shortening will result in some functional deficit (i.e. weakness in shoulder movement etc) if left to heal on their own. I would suggest a repeat X-ray within 2 weeks of the initial injury and a review by an Orthopaedic Surgeon to discuss the progress and the options available to you. I hope this helps!
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