Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Clavicle is Broken Outlook

What to expect with a clavicle fracture:

  • Fractures usually heal within 6 weeks.
  • Surgery is rarely required.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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