Case ReportsSymptomatic Pseudarthrosis of the Acromion: Report of a Case and Review of the LiteratureDounchis, Jon S.; Pedowitz, Robert A.; Garfin, Steven R.Author Information Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California, U.S.A. Accepted September 30, 1998. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Jon S. Dounchis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, Mail Code 8894, San Diego, CA 92103-8894, U.S.A. No financial support of this project has occurred. The authors have received nothing of value. The device that is the subject of this manuscript is FDA-approved. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: January 1999 - Volume 13 - Issue 1 - p 63-66 Buy Abstract The case of a twenty-three-year-old male with a symptomatic pseudarthrosis of the acromion is presented. Open reduction and internal fixation with a plate, screw, and tension band construct supplemented with a bone graft was performed and early range of motion was initiated. Nine months after surgery, the fracture was healed and the patient had excellent function of the shoulder. The literature on pseudarthrosis of the acromion is reviewed. © 1999 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.