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Acromioclavicular Joint

The acromioclavicular joint is the gliding joint that forms the connection between the acromion of the shoulder blade and the collarbone. It is part of the mechanism that allows the shoulder to rise and fall (shrug).

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer David Messenger, MD
Current as of May 16, 2013

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Last Updated: May 16, 2013
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